Saturday, June 25, 2011

What did Neil Armstrong speak on Moon?

Neil Alden Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the Moon.

Born on  August 5, 1930, he led the Apollo 11 flight  as mission commander.

Apollo 11 was  the fifth manned mission, and it was Launched from Florida on July 16, 1969.

Its crew had  three members 
Neil Armstrong
(1) Commander Neil Armstrong,
(2) Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and
(3)  Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on Earth's Moon on July 20, 1969, but the  first step of human on moon  surface was  left boot of Neil Armstrong  at 2:56 UTC on  July 21, 1969.

The place where  Armstrong and Aldrin landed I was called the Sea of Tranquility.

Their landing craft was  Eagle, it  spent 21 hours and 31 minutes on the lunar surface .

These  astronauts planted a U.S. flag on the lunar surface and , they spoke with  then President Richard Nixon through a telephone-radio transmission. President  Nixon called  it to be "the most historic phone call ever made from the White House.

What did he speak first on moon?

Armstrong's Signature
At the bottom of the ladder while getting down  to moon surface , Armstrong said "I'm going to step off the LEM now" (referring to the Apollo Lunar Module).  After  touching the moon surface he spoke the famous words "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

The three astronauts returned to Earth with 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar rocks and landed in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969.

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