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How this putty from Krugersdorp connects Africa to the moon

PUBLISHED: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 10:54:43 GMT

The day Neil Armstrong made his small step for man and giant leap for mankind on July 20 1969. Most people know that, but few know that a small piece of Africa was on the moon years before Armstrong blasted off. It was a piece of putty made in -believe it or not- a factory west of Johannesburg. Intrigued? CNBC Africa’s Chris Bishop filed this report.