John Hirasaki, NASA engineer who was in quarantine with Apollo 11 astronauts

After completing a nine-day mission, Apollo 11 successfully returned to Earth on July 24, 1969. Hirasaki spent more than two weeks in quarantine with Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins.
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When the flight. Apollo eleven was all over and we return to earth we were put in quarantine. If after we'll run in the next fifteen days and Barbie until medics and I have had determined that they haven't brought back any harmful bacteria. This unit the house. Astronauts and support personnel trimmed back receiver. My name is John Harris Saki. In 1969. I'm surprised GKG near of the mobile quarantine facility. If the astronauts have picked up any bacteria. Idea prevented from getting the outside world. Out of all of this deeply unit accidentally pressure best. We joked about the risk of quarantine. And those germs and one time when he was shot me the quarantine. Facility he pulled out their drawer to show me that body bags but there were only four body bags because the fifth guy wouldn't be able does that itself. The concern of contamination. Was dreary real the probability. Of that. The current was made me smile. It's and and business. I'm sorry I didn't really know about. After we were released from quarantine. It was wonderful feeling to be outside again just feel the threat share. We did known for its. Mean 96 in her head wounds and memorable year. Felt that we were going into another sentry and they have suspected it's.

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