Friday, July 14, 2017

This Day In History


1969 U.S.A. Apollo 11 16th July 1969 : Apollo 11 astronauts were launched into space on a Saturn 5 rocket launched from Cape Kennedy at 9:32 a.m. hoping to be the first men to land on the moon. 
The crew consisted of 
Neil Armstrong, Commander 
Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin, Lunar Module Pilot 
Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot 
It's estimated more than a million people watched the launch at Cape Kennedy in Florida. Apollo 11 is scheduled to make it's moon landing in four days time on Sunday July 20th if all goes well. 

Taken from: http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/july16th.html

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