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The Man Whose Lunar Flag Still Stands

Andrew Holets

Jack A. Kinzler, Distinguished Service Medal recipient, NASA employee and the man who left his mark on the moon without ever stepping on its surface, passes.

Read on how one high school graduate from Pittsburgh, PA ended up becoming one of NASA's most ingenius innovators and problem-solvers -- including how he designed the US flag, plaque and golf club used during the first lunar landing in 1969.

The flag, plaque and golf balls still remain on the moon.

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