Forty years have passed since Mr. Neil Armstrong, commander of the United States’ Apollo 11 space mission, and astronaut Mr. Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969 (U.S. Eastern Standard Time). They spent 2 1/2 hours outside the landing module Eagle.

Man’s first moon landing was broadcast on television worldwide, and people still remember the utterance of Mr. Armstrong when he set foot on the moon: “That’s one small step for (a) man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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