July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind | NASA

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This post commemorates a crucially important part of our history.

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July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Gagarin and Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

Source: July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind | NASA

It’s 47 years ago since man landed on the moon. It was a dream that became reality. It took smart, dedicated, courageous people to make this happen. These brave souls are heroes in my mind. I am glad they did this so our future in space would be realized for generations.

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