The date of the first landing on the moon was July 20, 1969. Fantastic! Lots of pictures were taken for the people "back home."

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to the flag. The lunar landing craft is in the background. Astronaut Neil Armstrong left the first footprint on the moon.

If you would like to learn more about the Apollo missions visit the Apollo Program exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum.

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