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Oral History Interview of Russell (Rusty) Schweikart, Apollo 9 Astronaut and LEM Pilot, by Ron Carrico. Discussion of education and training. Flying the F-86. The Apollo 9 mission. Procedures for rendezvous with the Lunar Module. His view of earth from space and the impressions he retains of mankind in space. Also his role in Project B612 and asteroid detection and diversion from impacting earth. From the archives of the San Diego Air and Space Museum http://www.sandiegoairandspace.org/research/ Please do not use for commercial purposes without permission.
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