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[i]It was a grand watch, a combination timepiece-stopwatch built by Omega to be water-resistant, shock-proof, and able to withstand 12 Gs of acceleration. Most impressive of all: It had flown on Apollo 11, the first mission to land humans on the moon. When Michael Collins, Apollo 11's command module pilot, was the director of the National Air and Space Museum, he wanted to add the watch to the Museum's collection. When it was inventoried, however, its serial number indicated it was actually Neil Armstrong's watch — and had been on Armstrong's wrist when he landed on the lunar surface. What had happened?[/i]
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