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52 years ago, on July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 landed the first two humans on the Moon. Six hours later, on July 21, 1969, Mission Commander Neil Armstrong became the first person in history to step onto the lunar surface. As he did, the world heard man's first words from the moon, proclaiming "one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."
Together with pilot Buzz Aldrin, the two made history, as pilot Michael Collins flew the command module Columbia in lunar orbit.
They returned to Earth and landed in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969.
On July 21, 1969, the Los Angeles Times published its EXTRA edition, telling the world of these heroes' accomplishment.
This original Los Angeles Times newspaper, dated July 21, 1969 is not only collectible memorabilia, but an important historical artifact.
Donated by: Lucas & Lucas, P.S., Attorneys at Law.