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It happened today. July 20, 1969: the landing on the Moon
Rome, Italy - About six hours and a half after the lunar landing by Apollo 11
At 2:57 UTC on July 20, 1969, about six hours and a half after the lunar landing by Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, followed shortly after by Buzz Aldrin, set foot on the lunar surface, first man of the history, saying the famous phrase “That's one small step for [a] man, but [a] giant leap for mankind”. While two picked up minerals and lunar stones, Michael Collins remained into orbit piloting the com...
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