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The man behind that Apollo boot print

Lunar soil expert David Carrier is to thank for the iconic photo of some of the first steps on the moon.
by Erin Winick

In the months leading up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, we will be sharing the stories of the people who made the moon landing possible as part of our Airlock space newsletter. First up is David Carrier, the mission’s lunar soil expert.

When William David Carrier went off to college at MIT, his dad advised him to do anything but go into aerospace.

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