Richard Nixon Speaks With Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong After the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Ca. 1969Unknown - 1969
On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. The mission was part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Apollo space program, established under President John F. Kennedy, who in 1961 declared that the "nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth". Millions of people watched Armstrong and Aldrin's televised lunar landing. The event cemented the United States' superiority in the cold war "space race" with the Soviet Union.
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Copyright Date: ©1969
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