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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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