Ohio Memory has published a new post, “The Eagle Has (Almost) Landed!”
45 years ago this Sunday was an historic day for mankind–on July 20th, 1969, Ohio native Neil Armstrong and fellow crew member Buzz Aldrin became the first men to land a spacecraft on the moon, and just six hours later (in the early morning hours of July 21st), Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the lunar surface!
Earlier in his aviation career, Armstrong served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy and worked for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, based out of Cleveland. But as commander of Apollo 11, his soon became a name that was known around the world. […]
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The Eagle Has (Almost) Landed!
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