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DID YOU KNOW: Apollo 14 Took a South African Flag to the Moon in 1971?

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On the 31 January 1971 the crew of Apollo 14, Alan B. Shepard, Jr.; Stuart A. Roosa & Edgar D. Mitchell took the then South African Flag to the Moon.

Left to right: Roosa, Shepard, Mitchell
Apollo 14 Insignia

The 31 January 2015 will mark the 44th Anniversary of this historic mission and the closing of the current Africa2Moon crowdfunding campaign.

If you would like to see the new South African flag taken to the Moon or any other African flag than you can support this by donating towards the sending of your flag!