Sputnik Escalates the Cold War
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Apollo 11 launch



On July 16, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins lift off from Cape Canaveral, Florida in the Saturn V rocket on their way to the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. Four days later, Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon.

[National Aeronautics and Space Administration]

 

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