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Moon landing

27 Aug

Picture taken by CJ Delling in the ‘Deutsches Museum’ in Munich, Germany (not on the moon).

“A rocket will never be able to leave the Earth’s atmosphere.”
The New York Times, 1936

1957: Sputnik 1
1957: Sputnik 2 with Laika
1959: Lunik 2 lands on moon
1961: Juri Gagarin – first man in space

More on spaceflight.

1969: Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were leaving eternal footprints on the moon.

This link will take you to the orbituary for Neil Armstrong written by the Economist.

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