The Eagle has landed

Apr 01, 10:32 AM

Recorded by NASA.

On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 crew successfully completed the national goal set by President John F. Kennedy eight years prior: to perform a crewed lunar landing and return to Earth.

Crew: Neil Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Michael Collins

Launch: July 16, 1969; 9:32 a.m. EST

Landing: July 24, 1969; 12:50 p.m. EST

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