Geek Fact for July 20th


In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the Moon.

At 10:56 PM EDT, with more than half a billion people watching on television, Neil Armstrong climbed down the ladder of the lunar module and proclaimed: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” He and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin left behind an American flag, a patch honoring the fallen Apollo 1 crew, and a plaque on one of Eagle’s legs. It reads, “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon. July 1969 A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.”

Learn more at http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/apollo11_40th.html

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