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Long Island Hidden Past: Long Islanders at Grumman helped build the Lunar Module

Many Long Island residents helped build the Lunar

Many Long Island residents helped build the Lunar Module at Grumman. (July 2, 2014 9:30 AM)

There was a time when nearly everyone on Long Island knew someone who worked at Grumman in Bethpage. 

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced to Congress the national goal of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth. 

Allan Grillo and Alan Contessa were among an army of Long Islanders employed by Grumman who made history by designing and building the...

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