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Neil Armstrong’s Experience On Moon

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NASA’s most memorable achievement was to defeat the Soviet Union as NASA became the first organization to send the man on the Moon on July 20, 1969. NASA sent astronauts to the Moon in Apollo 11 spacecraft which also became the first ever man-made tech to land on lunar. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first ever humans to set foot on the Moon. The incident is today registered in history and is studied all over the world. Another person was also there at the time and his name was Command Module Pilot Michael Collins. Though, only Neil Armstrong is known for being the first man to walk on the moon. July 21 was the date when Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, after six hours of the existence of Apollo 11 over the moon, Commander Armstrong stepped out of the pod and set his foot on Lunar. 650 million people worldwide watched Commander Armstrong descended to the dusty surface of the Moon. Armstrong proudly conveyed, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Later he reported the description of the Moon to NASA’s Mission Control in Houston, Texas, exactly what the Moon looked like. NASA has stored almost every audio conversation and detailed transcripts of the mission from Apollo 11 in a digitalized manner. Armstrong described the Moon as fine and powdery like sand. He also said that his team and he didn’t experience any sort of difficulty in walking over the Moon’s surface as he also noticed his own footprints over the surface. Moon has only the one-sixth gravity of Earth, the astronaut said movements were easier than in Earthly simulations. Armstrong conveyed, “Yes, the surface is fine and powdery. I can kick it up loosely with my toe. It does adhere in fine layers, like powdered charcoal, to the sole and sides of my boots.”

 

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