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Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

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July 20th is the anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon and Neil Armstrong saying his famous phrase, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

This video shows clips from the historic moon landing.

Video transcript

Base: 15 seconds guidance is internal. 12, 11, 10, 9, ignition sequence starts, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0. All engines running. We have liftoff.

Astronaut Voice: Drifting to the right a little. Contact light. Ok, engine stop. The Eagle has landed.

Base: We copy you on the ground.

Announcer: Armstrong is on the moon. 38-year-old American, standing on the surface of the moon. On this July 20, 1969.

Armstrong: That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for man kind.

Astronaut voice: That looks beautiful. It’s different, but it’s very pretty.

Astronauts talking.

Base: You’re cleared for take off.

Astronaut: We’re number one on the runway…7, 6, 5…very quiet ride.

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One Small Step For Man

Audio Transcript

NEIL ARMSTRONG: That’s one small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.

You can download this MP3 file and other NASA sounds to use on your computer or as ringtones.

From the U.S. Presidential Libraries:

First moon walk.  July 20, 1969. 
Photo of Astronaut Edwin E.  “Buzz” Aldrin on the surface of the moon, next to the U.S. flag.  Photographed by Neil Armstrong, first person to set foot on the moon.  Apollo 11 mission.
-via The National Archives, Nixon Administration

From the U.S. Presidential Libraries:

First moon walk.  July 20, 1969. 

Photo of Astronaut Edwin E.  “Buzz” Aldrin on the surface of the moon, next to the U.S. flag.  Photographed by Neil Armstrong, first person to set foot on the moon.  Apollo 11 mission.

-via The National Archives, Nixon Administration