First moon landing in 1969

Apollo 11 was the first spaceflight that landed humans on the Moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC.

Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC and Aldrin joined him about 20 minutes later.

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Pope Paul VI watches on television the first manned lunar landing July 21, 1969, at the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo, Italy. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. (CNS photo/Catholic Press Photo) (July 20, 2009) See MOON-PAULVI July 16, 2009.

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A6X2DT Astronaut Neil Armstrong photographed on moon as mission commander for the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20 July 1969

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