Video of Astronauts set foot on the moon
On July 20, 1969, Astronauts set foot on the moon for the first time in history. Now on the eve of 49th anniversary of that day, NASA going to show a portion of that fervor on today by viewing that historic footage from the Apollo 11 mission.
Tune in at 3:08 p.m. EDT. Need to hear Armstrong radio back to mission control to declare that “The Eagle has landed?” Tune in at 4:18 p.m.
Armstrong’s first step will come later tonight, during a moonwalk that NASA will air starting at 10:38 p.m. and culminating in Armstrong and Aldrin planting the U.S. flag deep in the moon’s rocky surface at 11:41 p.m.
The footage will continue early Saturday morning as the astronauts return to the lunar module at 1:11 a.m. While, Armstrong and Aldrin head back to the orbiter starting at 1:54 p.m.
In 1969, the moon arrival marked the culmination of almost a time of top-priority research and designing work by NASA embraced in the midst of genuine geopolitical weight from the Soviet Union. Americans from all edges of the nation were profoundly put resources into the experiences of Armstrong, Aldrin and summon module space traveler Michael Collins.
According to latest space science news, Apollo 11’s prosperity prompted five more lunar missions, with a total of 12 American men setting foot on the moon, but the moon’s surface is quiet since 1972.
However, that may change again soon if President Donald Trump’s space policy directive prioritizing lunar exploration is successful. But until then, NASA’s time machine can bring you the excitement and anxiety that characterized the historic moment 49 years ago.