Who travelled along with Neil Armstrong to the moon?

By Sunil Kumar

If you believe; they put a man on the moon(R.E.M.). July 1969. It’s a little over eight years since the flights of Yuri Gagarin and Alan Shepard, followed quickly by President Kennedy’s challenge to put a man on the moon before the decade is out.

Now, on the morning of July 16, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins sit atop another Saturn V at Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. The three-stage 363-foot rocket will use its 7.5 million pounds of thrust to propel them into space and into history.

Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the moon on July 20; Collins is famous for piloting the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit when both of them were on the surface.

Source: July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind

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