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Neil Armstrong One Small Step for Man

Neil Armstrong One Small Step for Man

Sep 19, 2012

Below is the text from Neil Armstrong’s descent to the surface of the moon on 20 July 1969: Listen to the audio: Neil Armstrong steps onto the surface of the moon Neil Armstrong:I’m at the foot of the ladder. The LM footpads are only depressed in the surface about 1 or 2 inches, although the surface appears to be very, very fine grained, as you get...