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Wildflower - 7/20/17

Late afternoon on the 48th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, peace and tranquility abound along the local Rail Trail in Forked River, N.J. 40 more words

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21st July 1969 First step on the Moon

On 21st July 1969, Neil Armstrong kept his first step on Moon at 2:56:14 AM GMT.

Apollo 11 Lands On The Moon

On July 20th, 1969 at 20:18 UTC, the Apollo 11 lunar landing module The Eagle landed on the moon. Later, mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. 118 more words

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Neil Armstrong’s Moon Dust Bag Sells for $1.8 Million

Talk about a good investment.

In 2015, Nancy Carlson, a Chicago resident, bought a bag used by Neil Armstrong during the first mission to the moon (he put moon dust in it, of which traces still remain) for $995. 225 more words

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This Day in History

July 20th, 1969: Armstrong walks on the moon. For a billion people listening at home, 38-year-old Neil Armstrong steps off the Eagle and at 10:56 pm speaks the famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Growing up, we’ve all heard these words and recognize this as perhaps the greatest achievement of the decade, but we don’t learn much else about this eventful day. 970 more words

Apollo 11 Bag With Traces Of Moon Dust Up For Auction

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A bag containing traces of moon dust is heading to auction — surrounded by some fallout from a galactic court battle. 549 more words

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