The First-Ever Moon Landing

The Apollo 11 mission had many opportunities for things to go awry, and they almost did! Find out how a felt-tipped pen may have saved the lives of the first astronauts on the moon, and more!

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http://www.space.com/11772-president-kennedy-historic-speech-moon-space.html
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo11.html
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April 12, 1961: Soviets Orbit Gagarin, First Human in Space


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