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Few people leave such a lasting imprint on human history that they are raised to the status of immortality, but, much to his distaste, Neil Armstrong was one of that select band. #NeilArmstrong #Apollo11
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On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the Moon—and Buzz Aldrin became the first one to pee on it.
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Apollo 11 Infographic by Nick Wiinikka
This Las Vegas newspaper captures the excitement as two American astronauts explore the moon's surface on July 20. Earlier in the day, President Richard Nixon had led the nation in prayer for a successful moon landing.
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40 years ago, three human beings - with the help of many thousands of others - left our planet on a successful journey to our Moon, setting foot on another world for the first time. Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the July 16, 1969 launch of Apollo 11 with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. aboard. The entire trip lasted only 8 days, the time spent on the surface was less than one day, the entire time spent walking on the moon, a mere 2 1/2…
It was 45 years ago, yesterday, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins took on what is without a doubt one of the most important
Incredible new graphics show in detail exactly how Apollo 11 would have functioned from its take off, how Mission Control in Texas monitored them and the crew spent 21 days in quarantine afterwards.
LIFE photo, source Google/Life 2008 (Free). Saturn -5 rocket launch with apollo 11 spacecraft. Apollo 11 astronauts: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. SCAN AND REMASTERED by Dan Beaumont
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The suit is made of 21 layers of various plastics, and curators some of them - along with other plastic exhibits the museum holds, are beginning to rot.
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