Apollo 11 crew has planned for their death
Posted July 14, 2009on:
Miami (US), July 12 (ANI): Before leaving on their historic moon mission, the crew of Apollo 11 helped their families plan for their deaths, it has emerged.
The first men to walk on the Moon were feted as heroes and praised as pioneers when they set off for the moon in 1969, but memorabilia to be sold commemorating the mission’s 40th
anniversary revealed that the three astronauts secretly feared they might be on a one-way ticket, The Telegraph reports.
With insurance companies unwilling to cover their treacherous venture, and aware that government compensation in the event of their demise could be modest, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins dreamed up an idea for securing their loved ones’ futures: autographed first-day covers....Read More…