Aldrin, Jr. poses beside the U.S. flag on the moon in 1969.
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New documentary "Apollo 11," which tells the story of man's first steps on the Moon, contains footage so striking that it seems practically a crime that it was hidden for nearly five decades.The captivating shots were a few of the many found on 177 65 millimeter reels uncovered by Dan Rooney, supervisory archivist of the National Archives film section,All told, the Archives provided the film crew with 279 reels of 16, 35, 65 and 70 mm film.Only a part of the trove was used for the 1972 film "Moonwalk One".Back at the National Archives, a team of 25 is working to finish digitizing the rediscovered film reels to make them public.
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