With much of the nation’s attention on NASA with the new rover landing on Mars, this month also marks another milestone. It was 50 years ago this month that NASA launched and returned the three man crew on board Apollo 14.

Astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell became the 5th and 6th humans to walk on the moon. Astronaut Stuart Roosa was the Command Module Pilot and stayed in orbit around the moon while Mitchell and Shepard explored the moon’s surface.

But Mitchell did more than just explore the moon’s surface, he used his return flight home to conduct a secret experiment into psychic phenomena.

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