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Apollo 11 facts: What it takes to reach the Moon

How do you fire a rocket to the Moon? How fit does an astronaut need to be? And how much sunscreen do you need to take with you? All is revealed.

BBC Science Club’s Dara O Briain talks us through the facts behind Apollo 11's journey to the moon, including how much rocket power it takes to escape Earth’s gravity, and how many prawn cocktails were on board.

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