The Apollo 11 Moon Landing


Sunday, September 15 at 2:00 p.m.

On July 20, 1969, NASA’s Mission Commander Neil Armstrong and Pilot Buzz Aldrin became the first Americans to land on the moon in the Apollo 11 space journey. Join historian Jim Gibbons as he discusses the space goal proposed by President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and how this goal was fulfilled for the U.S. in 1969. Gibbons will also explain how Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon with Buzz Aldrin following behind 20 minutes later and how both men spent almost a full day on the surface of the moon. Learn about how the moon landing launched an important part of American history!

 

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