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Half a century ago this week, Apollo 9 astronauts Jim McDivitt, David Scott and Rusty Schweickart completed emergency egress training at Launch Pad 39A. Donning emergency oxygen packs, they rushed to the elevator and rode down to the base of the launch tower, where three M-113 rescue vehicles were waiting.

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In film footage of the Apollo 8 emergency egress test, Frank Borman tripped on the floor mat and could not get the white strap over his pressure helmet.

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