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Apollo 50: Air Products UK helium played vital role in Moon landing transmission

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One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind and another major step in the history of Air Products UK.

Exactly 50 years ago today, on 20th July 1969, an estimated 650 million people all over the world were glued to the televised image of Neil Armstrong placing his left foot on the Moon – a transmission which wouldn’t have been possible without helium supplied by Air Products UK.

Back in July 1969, Air Products supplied liquid helium to the Goonhilly Earth Station in Cornwall, UK, which played a pivotal role in broadcasting the Moon landing.

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