The lost Apollo 11 tapes

Wired News: The Lost Lunar Landing TapesNASA puts a man on the moon — then loses the videotape. A grizzled crew of ex-rocket jockeys goes on a star-crossed mission to find it.

Amid concerns about lost technology, unreadable formats and data integrety, it’s often the human element — the lost or forgotten record and carelessness — that’s as much the risk. Also this story shows that old memories can sometimes yield the best clues.

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