The world watched on television as Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon’s surface on July 20, 1969. It was the first time humans walked another world.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong about to step off onto the lunar surface. Image via NASA
Today is the 46th anniversary of humanity’s historic first steps on the moon. And many remember Neil Armstrong’s first words as he stepped onto the lunar surface:
One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.
This photo commemorates that historic first step. The video below has more.
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