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The module that carried Apollo to the moon and scientists in Skylab in the 60s and 70s. This page addresses other tasks scientists hoped to use it for including relaying data from Apollo when the critical engine burns were performed on the far side of the moon (as we know, 'there is no dark SIDE of the moon').
Several critical Apollo mission maneuvers - for example, the rocket burn that launched the astronauts homeward from the moon - took place in lunar orbit over the moon's Farside hemisphere, out of sigh...
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