Apollo 11: 50 years later

50 years ago tomorrow, humans walked on the moon for the first time in history - bringing together not only the nation, but the world.
2:30 | 07/20/19

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Davids and Maggie really for ABC news live in this Saturday marks fifty years since he put a man on the moon and if you wanna celebrate you wanna be. Right here we're at the Johnson Space Center and this is where. All way down Apollo eleven the Apollo missions. All over controlled right out of Johnson Space Center. Everyone we talked to here today they are so excited and never once has the same thing that they live fifty years ago there remember every single detail. Of that day and now there's just so excited to share it with future generations. That's why I'm all program. Barred. By heavily perfect. For one moment it seemed as if he thinks hunger world theme together I was really. So thrilled for the boys and burned the world in the country from California. His Central Park. Men and women serving in Vietnam it is the feeding that. We can do something even fans in the middle of the Chicago White Sox game. Fifty years ago this Saturday time stood still has more than 500 million people around the world watched astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Accomplished and historic achievement. They just eight years prior seemed impossible. Walking on the moon. A great day in history the men and women sitting inside this room said during those final moment you could hear a pin drop they knew. A miracle is counting on them and the astronauts lives in their hands. What they lacked in 1960s technology they up for in brain power and many products we now use every day half their start in this these program. GPS is borne out that kidney dialysis. Power tools for construction all of this technology. It's coming out of going to the moon and the impact of that giant leap for mankind. Still being felt today those of us that follow benefit by the worked at they've done and were able to stand on their shoulders to continue the work of space exploration. Think as Texas out this is the actual command module from Apollo seventeen and that was the last manned mission to the move today. That's is saying they would send people back to the moon by 20/20 four and this time. They may actually leave them there. I know I'm gonna sign up for that mission that sounds. Ring the exciting. I'm Maggie really for ABC news law and.

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