PHOTOS: Happy Anniversary, Man on the Moon

Friday is 38 years since man's first steps on the moon.

Apollo 11 Anniversary: 'Giant Leap for Mankind'

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After splashdown, NASA officials in Houston join in with the flight controllers in the Mission Control Center to celebrate the end of the mission. From left foreground are Dr. Maxime A. Faget, MSC director of engineering and development; George S. Trimble, MSC deputy director; Dr. Christopher C. Kraft Jr., MSC director of flight operations; Julian Scheer (in back), assistant administrator, Office of Public Affairs, NASA Headquarters; George M. Low, manager, Apollo Spacecraft Program, MSC; Dr. Robert R. Gilruth, MSC director; and Charles W. Mathews, deputy associate administrator, Office of Manned Space Flight, NASA Headquarters. (NASA)
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