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TEDMED talk highlights the medical facets of the first manned mission to the moon

TEDMED curator Jay Walker took the stage at last month's conference to share a medical artifact from the historic Apollo 11 mission. In the brief talk above, Walker recounts the heartstopping tale of the first manned mission to the moon and displays Buzz Aldrin's electrocardiogram readout in the final moments before Neil Armstrong uttered the iconic phrase "the Eagle has landed."

Via Medgadget

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