It was on 16th July 1969 that the Apollo 11 mission took off for the moon.
After 4 days, on 20th July 1969 - Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin - landed on the moon's surface - fulfilling JFK's dream of having a man on the moon before 1970.
When the lunar module - Eagle - landed on the moon, Armstrong said those famous words - "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.". These words - since then - have gone on to reflect success of various missions!!
As Armstrong descended on the moon's surface - to become the first human on the moon - he said - and this has been widely quoted and recollected - "One small step for Man, One giant leap for Mankind."
NASA is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the moon landings
You can access the videos and tapes from the Apollo 11 mission on the NASA site
Well, these guys must be missing being on the moon!!
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