Today i.e. on 20th July, we are celebrating National Moon Day

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National Moon Day is celebrated every year on July 20 to commemorate the landing of astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon

National Moon Day marks the day in history when humans first landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969

American Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin reached the moon by Apollo 11 and on 20 July 1969 Neil Armstrong stepped on the surface of the moon

An estimated 650 million people from all over the world watched the moon landing, which was about 20 percent of the entire human population at the time.

They were accompanied by pilot Michael Collins, who waited in the command module until Armstrong and Aldrin returned to the module

Apollo 11 took off from Kennedy Space Center on 16 July 1969 and entered lunar orbit after three days on 19 July

The lunar module Eagle touched the lunar surface on July 20, 1969 and the whole world was watching this historic event live

Armstrong stepped on the moon’s surface, and spoke his iconic words: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

America landed its last and sixth manned vehicle Apollo 17 on the Moon in December 1972. After that no other country has landed a man on the moon