Apollo 11 launch time: When did historic Moon landing mission lift off into space?

APOLLO 11 launched 50 years ago today, on one of the most momentous mission ever attempted by mankind – to put men on the Moon. Here are the key timelines for the historic NASA Apollo 11 Moon landing mission.

July 16 marks exactly 50 years since NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins started their historic mission to land on the Moon. The intrepid trio began this momentous day in 1969 at 6.45am with a steak-and-egg breakfast. Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins then donned their spacesuits and were strapped into NASA’s Saturn V spacecraft.

By 9.32am the craft ignited and, with 7.6 million lbs. of thrust, blasted off from Kennedy Space Centre’s launch pad...
source: Express

2019-07-16 19:20
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