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Relive the Apollo 11 moon landing in NASA footage and photos

1 month ago   |   By National Post

Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 blasted off for the moon as Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin made the historic journey into space
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Buzz Aldrin explains why Neil Armstrong was the first person on the moon

Buzz Aldrin explains why Neil Armstrong was the first person on the moon

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

July 20, 2019, is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing when American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to walk on the moon.
Most people assume that NASA always planned for Commander Neil Armstrong to be the first person to step out onto the moon because of his rank.
Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin revealed in a Reddit AMA that in previous missions it was typical for the junior person to moonwalk, leaving the commander in the space capsule.
According to Aldrin, NASA decided Armstrong should walk on the moon first because it was "symbolic."
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