It’s been 48 years since Neil Armstrong took humankind’s first steps on Earth’s moon. The words Armstrong uttered as he ventured forth onto the lunar surface have become enshrined in both history and popular culture: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” But, that’s not all he, fellow astronaut…
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On July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission completed its journey to the moon. Although its crew of Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins were highly trained, there was a significant possibility of disaster, and everyone knew that the astronauts might not make it back.
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It’s been almost 50 years since the Apollo 11 lunar mission returned, and while America applauded the safe return of astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins, there’s always been a lingering feeling of unfinished business.