This Day in Aviation History

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45 Years Ago Today: Apollo 11 launched on the first mission to land humans on the Moon. The Saturn V rocket lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin at 9:32 am EDT.

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