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News - February 10, 2012

One giant leap for former fast-food joint

NASA contractor uses Moffett Field McDonald's to rescue vintage lunar images

by Daniel DeBolt

Inside a shuttered McDonald's at NASA Ames Research Center is a surreal scene: stacks of silver disc-shaped film canisters, an old reel-to-reel tape machine and the sound of NASA technicians talking during a 1960s mission to photograph the moon.

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