45 Years of A Milestone in Man’s Quest to Understand Space

July 19, 2014 2:53 AM

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45 Years of A Milestone in Man’s Quest to Understand Space

Unmanned and manned space probes have achieved many milestones since the conception of the space program, but the most important one till date remains the day when three NASA astronauts namely, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins set foot on moon for the first time on July 20, 1969.

45 years ago that spectacle unfolded before the stunned eyes of the world. The words “One small step…one giant leap for mankind” were uttered on moon and received on earth for the first time. The earth’s gravity diminished in space after five-sixths of the flight was completed. They were heading tow...

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