How Neil Armstrong Cheated Death Multiple times Before Apollo

How Neil Armstrong Cheated Death Multiple times Before Apollo

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According to legend, the family name Armstrong was bestowed upon a Celtic clan after a leading member displayed an amazing feat of heroism in battle – using just one of his arms. If that’s true, it might suggest where, centuries later, pioneer pilot and astronaut Neil Armstrong got his sense of adventure from. By the time of the first manned moon mission, Apollo 11 on July 22nd, 1969, he’d already cheated death at least seven times – all in vehicles provided to him by the American government. Neil Alden Armstrong was born in Ohio on August 5, 1930, of Irish, …

What if Apollo had crashed on the Moon ?

What if Apollo had crashed on the Moon ?

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For all of the celebrations surrounding the first manned lunar landing of Apollo 11 in 1969, what is forgotten today is just how close they and the other Apollo missions flew to the edge of disaster. Apollo 11 came within seconds of aborting the landing because they had over shot the landing area and were running low on fuel. This was only one of several issues with the Apollo missions that arose that could have led to the loss of the mission and crew, though as it turned out only Apollo 13 came close to this happening. This excludes the …

Human soul transplants after heart transplants

5 Cases of Human Soul Transfers after Organ Transplants

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  Where does the human soul or consciousness lay, many believe that’s it’s the brain but in recent years there has been a growing belief that there exists a cellular memory and it could be that our soul exists in every single cell of our bodies. Over the past 30 years or so of organ transplants, some strange side effects have been recorded by a number both the recipients and close relatives of the donors which call in to question the possible location of the soul and its continuation after death. In these cases, it seems as if not only …

challenger crew with air packs

5 Tragic Deaths Caught Live on Camera

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5. Roger Williamson This has got to be one of the saddest moments of a persons departure ever recorded. The event was the 1973 Dutch grand prix at the Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands and the driver was Roger Williamson. It was only Williamsons’ second formula one appearance after his debut at the British grand prix. As he was on his 8th lap, it’s thought that a tire failure caused his car to flip upside down and catch fire. Although he was not seriously injured by the accident it’s self he was trapped under the car as it was engulfed …

Ron Hunt Xray drill through head

7 Fatal Injuries That People Survived

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7. Truman Duncan cut in half by train In June 2006 38 year Truman Duncan from Cleburne, Texas was working at his job on the railway. He was in the process of connecting two rail cars when he slipped and ended up falling under the wheels of the moving railcar which effectively cut him in half. He lost part of his pelvis, his left leg, kidney and his right leg from below the thigh. When most people would have just passed out during this horrific accident he managed to hang the train until it came to a stop and then …