Posted by: Kami | July 20, 2009

In the News: Apollo 11 Moonwalk

Sunday, July 20, 1969

Aldrin stepping off module

Aldrin stepping off module. Photo Courtesy of NASA.

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first humans on the surface of the Moon. As Neil Armstrong descended from the lunar module, he spoke the now-famous quote “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” All returned safely to Earth.

Flag on the Moon

Flag on the Moon. Photo Courtesy of NASA.

For more on the lunar landing, see our interview with former NASA engineer Fred Zito.


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