Apollo 11: First Moon Landing Google Videos
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The Apollo 11 mission was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. It was the fifth human spaceflight of Project Apollo and the third human voyage to the Moon. It was also the second all-veteran crew in manned spaceflight history. Launched on July 16, 1969, it carried Mission Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr. On July 21 (0256 GMT), Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, while Collins orbited above. The mission fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's goal of reaching the moon by the end of the 1960s.
It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand.
Houston, Tranquillity Base here. The Eagle has landed.
That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
Science has not yet mastered prophecy. We predict too much for the next year and yet far too little for the next 10.
It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth.
I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small.
It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight.
The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more
pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it.
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
Sir Edmund Hillary, Commenting on Neil Armstrong's 1969 message from the moon.
Sir Edmund Percival Hillary Google Videos
Hillary was a New Zealand mountaineer and explorer
May 29, 1953 he and Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay, became
the first climbers known to have reached the summit of Mount Everest.
They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.