World celebrates 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing

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  1. July 20th marked the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing. Apollo 11 was the fifth crewed mission of NASA’s Apollo program.
  2. On 20 July 1969, the Eagle module from Apollo 11 landed at Tranquility Base, a site on Moon.
  3. Neil Armstrong, one of the astronaut aboard the Apollo 11, made history by becoming the first person to walk on the Moon. Buzz Aldrin, another astronaut, became the second person to walk on moon.
  4. NASA has recently announced its new manned mission to the moon -Artemis. ARTEMIS stands for Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon’s Interaction with the Sun.