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How the Outpost Tavern Became NASA's Unofficial Watering Hole

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While the thought of dive bars usually conjures up images of neighborhood locals playing darts or quaffing drafts while watching a game, the storied Outpost Tavern in Houston was once a second home to a more cerebral crew.
During the heyday of the now-shuttered bar, you might have found famed Apollo 11 crew members Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin hanging out, discussing the surface of the moon over a cold brew. As the dive of choice for the world's most accomplished astronauts and engineers, the Outpost Tavern played a special part in the history of the United States' exploration of...
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