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22 Jul, 2009 | Posted by: photosource



HE WAS ON TIME -- Newry native remembers moon shot photography. The Fletcher, N.C., resident was the primary photographer to document the retrieval of the Apollo 11 command module when it splashed down July 24, 1969, in the Pacific Ocean. One of the Navy Seals, a photographer named Clancy Heidelburg, gave the astronauts biological suits to wear because no one was sure if they would bring back germs from the moon.
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