Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969 The first manned spacecraft landing on the Moon was at 3:17 p.m. EST (20:17:40 UTC) on July 20, 1969, when the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, the Eagle, landed in Mare Tranquillitatis, located at 0°4'5"N latitude, 23°42'28"E longitude. The Eagle
landed approximately 50 kilometers from the closest highland material
and approximately 400 meters west of a sharp-rimmed blocky crater about
180 meters in diameter. In July 2010, air to ground voice recordings and film footage shot in
Mission Control during the Apollo 11 powered descent and landing was
re-synchronised and released for the first time.
Oct 27th, 2014
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