Fri, 12 July, 2019


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TERRY’S OVER THE MOON

TERRY PATTINSON, former industrial editor of the Daily Mirror and a great supporter of AMP, reports that BBC Breakfast is doing a programme about the Moon landings. The show goes out around July 17. “They’re taking me to Jodrell Bank for filming. I will be discussing my big Daily Express scoop, ‘The Express Catches the Moon’. [In 1966 Terry secured the first pictures of the dark side of the moon for the Daily Express in a story headlined ‘Express catches the moon”. He had found out the Russians were using the same photographic technology to send photos back from space as that used by newspapers, and he arranged for the Express to send the necessary machinery to the Jodrell Bank observatory. More follows…

 

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