Apollo Moon landing

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Nasa's Apollo programme was designed to land humans on the Moon and bring them safely back to Earth
US astronaut Neil Armstrong, from Apollo 11, took his first step on the Moon on 21 July 1969
In all, six Apollo missions (11, 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17) reached the Moon successfully
As for the future, the US Obama administration is taking a fresh look at what humans do in space and how they get there


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