This day, 46 years ago, Neil Armstrong landed on moon

On July 20th, 1969, Apollo Eleven touched down on the lunar surface, carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin. 38-year-old Armstrong, who was the commander of the mission became the first man to set foot on the moon, and spoke his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Written by Shaik Zakeer Hussain

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