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Watch NASA's Apollo 11 Moonwalk Moments in This Archive Video

On July 20, 1969, NASA's Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out of their Lunar Module Eagle and onto the lunar surface for the first time while their crewmate Michael Collins orbited above. It was humanity's first steps on the moon. 

To celebrate the 48th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA released this archival video of highlights from that historic first moonwalk. Watch to see Armstrong describe is first impressions of the lunar surface, Aldrin climb down Eagle's ladder, the United States flag on the moon and more.

More Resources:

Apollo 11 Retrospective: 'One We Intend To Win'

NASA's Historic Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures

How the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Worked

NASA's 17 Apollo Moon Missions in Pictures

The crew:

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin & Apollo 11

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot

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SPACE.COM SENIOR PRODUCER — Since 2007, Steve has produced and edited space, science and entertainment-related videos for Space.com. He is also the producer/writer/editor of Space.com’s CosMix series on space-enthused artists. He studied psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook and is originally from Zadar, Croatia by way of Astoria, NY.

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