Apollo 11

1969 - Apollo 11 lifts off for first manned trip to the moon

On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 launched into space with a mission to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins were the three astronauts to take the trip that would go down in history.

The news was spread across headlines throughout the country, as you can see in these clippings:

Apollo 11 starts historical voyage

Moon Is Next Stop

Apollo 11 Historic Trip

Moon, Here We Come

Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins

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