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50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Current context: 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing is celebrated across the world on 20th July, 2019
50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing
  • On 20th July 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the 1st humans to set foot on the Moon
  • Their lunar module was named Eagle, and over 6 hours later its landing on the moon, Armstrong placed his left foot on the moon’s surface
  • Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins (the 3rd crew member) took off from Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida in the spaceflight named Apollo 11
  • NASA showed the streaming footage of the launch online on the anniversary, which was watched by half a billion people 50 years ago

Question: 

Q.1 Apollo 11 has marked its ___ anniversary on moon landing on 20th July 2019?
a. 25th
b. 40th
c. 50th
d. 75th
50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing Reviewed by Neha Verma on July 21, 2019 Rating: 5

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