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U.S. moon probe - Apollo 11

09-19-2010 15:53 BJT

Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. The first steps by humans on another planetary body were taken by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on July 20, 1969.

The astronauts also returned to Earth the first samples from another planetary body. Apollo 11 achieved its primary mission - to perform a manned lunar landing and return the mission safely to Earth - and paved the way for the Apollo lunar landing missions to follow.

The Apollo 11 lunar landing was a global event. Millions of people witnessed the first humans to walk on another celestial body - an amazing achievement celebrated around the world.


40th anniversary of US moon landing

Veteran astronauts from several US Apollo space missions have converged in Washington to mark the 40th anniversary of man landing on the moon. <Full story>




NASA remembered video of moon landing released

NASA has released digitally remastered video of the historic 1969 moonwalk. It comes in time of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on July 20th. <Full story>



Apollo 11 crew makes rare joint public appearance

This year marks the 40th anniversary of man's first lunar landing. To mark the event, the crew of Apollo 11 made a rare joint public appearance at a lecture in Washington DC. <Full story>



Apollo 11 brought the first men from the Earth to the Moon

From then on, what was once unimaginable became possible, as human beings once again showed the world that their pioneering spirit was as bright as ever. <Full story>

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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