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Image caption Tecwyn Roberts (seated) with Glynn Lunney in mission control. The grainy black and white images of Neil Armstrong's giant leap on the moon are a defining moment in human history. Yet the millions who watched live - and ever since - on TV, have a Welsh engineer from a tiny village on Anglesey to thank. Tecwyn Roberts was instrumental in the Apollo missions as chief of Nasa's network engineering division. "We couldn't have done the landing without him," said former director of the Johnson Space Center, George Abbey. He added: "Tec was responsible for all the communications that we had, the television we saw, the data that came in and he had to make sure it happened and happened... Full story

19 July