The Summer of 1969 : 50 Years Ago

Diana Raab
5 min readJul 17, 2019
Photo by adrianna-van-groingen (credit Upsplash)

On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first human beings to ever land on the moon. After his first step on the moon, Armstrong uttered his infamous words, “That’s one step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Those who were alive at that time, remember exactly where they were when witnessing this huge milestone in American history. I had just turned…

Diana Raab

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