The polished-smooth history of the lunar landings is in fact a tale of bumbling and bickering, full of outlandish schemes that even included nuking the moon
There is no medals table. Coming last is as much of an achievement as finishing first - and you can joke around with the organiser afterwards at the Invictus Games. Competitor David Henson puts an arm around Prince Harry before the two of them head off for a pint of beer to celebrate their respective 30th birthdays. The games, dreamt up by the prince, ended after four days of competition between injured servicemen and women from 17 nations.Launch Slideshow 7 PHOTOS
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