How Quickly We Forget In “Together to the Moon” (Oct. 29-Nov. 11, p. 64) an item in the “Current and Future Orbiters” section states that “The first manned U.S. spacecraft to swing around the Moon may not be NASA’s Orion. SpaceX is shooting for a 2023 charter BFR flight . . .”  Actually, the first such manned spacecraft to not just “swing around” but orbit the Moon was the command module of Apollo 11 piloted by Michael ...


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