Man's Mission to the Moon Turns 43: Here's How to Celebrate in the Valley

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1. Apollo 11 launches On July 16, 1969 at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the rocket Saturn V launched into orbit, beginning the Apollo 11 mission.

2. "That's one small step for [a] man..." Although Armstrong and Aldrin landed on July 20, no one exited the Apollo Lunar Module until the 21st.

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