Apollo 11

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"Aldrin Apollo 11 original" by NASA

“Aldrin Apollo 11 original” by NASA

The Moon Landing Disaster Speech We Never Heard

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Neil Armstrong 1930-2012

Neil Armstong has died:

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday, weeks after heart surgery and days after his 82nd birthday on Aug. 5.

Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, and he radioed back to Earth the historic news of “one giant leap for mankind.” He spent nearly three hours walking on the moon with fellow astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin.

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Walking on the Moon

Boing Boing

On July 20 1969 Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Boing Boing has found a previously unreleased video of that momentous occasion:

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