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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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On the 44th anniversary, Americans less impressed by the first ...

Tomorrow, Neil Tyson Interviews Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin - StarTalk ...

Buzz Aldrin about to step on the Moon (Apollo 11)

Apollo 11astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin taking his first step on ...
Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes first man to walk on the moon.

Apollo 11 - Wikipedia

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FIRST AMERICAN WALKS IN SPACE ~ 1965

WHITE, EDWARD HIGGINS II | The Handbook of Texas Online| Texas ...

On June 3, 1965, 120 miles above the Earth, Major Edward H. White II opens
the hatch of the Gemini 4 and steps out of the capsule, becoming the first
American astronaut to walk in space.

Edward Higgins White – Wikipedia
Edward Higgins "Ed" White II
(November 14, 1930 – January 27, 1967)

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Apollo 13- "Houston, we've had a problem" - YouTube
On this day in 1970, an oxygen tank exploded on Apollo 13,
preventing a planned moon landing.

APRIL 13, 1970 – Story Behind Famous Movie Quote 'Houston, We Have ...

               Apollo 13 Flight Journal - Day 6, part 8: The Blackout, Splashdown ...
                                           

This Day in Quotes: “Houston, we have a problem” — but “failure is ...

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Apollo 13 essay - Hamish Lindsay
Originally scheduled for 12 March 1970, Apollo 13 left the launch 
Pad at 2:13 EST 11 April 1970.


    
                       Apollo 13 mission patch

Apollo 13 crew

The crew of Apollo 13: from left – James A. Lovell, Jr, John L.
Swigert, Jr., and Fred W. Haise, Jr.

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IT MADE A BIG SPLASH ON THIS DAY IN 1969

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On this day in 1969, Apollo 11, the U.S. spacecraft that had taken the
first astronauts to the surface of the moon, safely returned to Earth and splashed down in the Pacific Ocean
.

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United States President Richard Nixon was in the central Pacific recovery area
to welcome the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the USS Hornet, prime recovery
ship for the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, on July 24, 1969. The
Apollo 11 astronauts are, from left, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz
Aldrin. They were quarantined after splashdown to ensure they did not bring
back any contamination from the moon.

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