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Apollo XI

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Armstrong (1930 – 2012) and Aldrin (1930 – ) 6×4` Colour NASA Postcard of the 1st Man on the Moon, signed to the reverse by Armstrong and Aldrin. The Aldrin autograph was signed on the 28th October 2005 at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel, Heathrow Airport. Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon. Launched on July 16, 1969, the third lunar mission of NASA’s Apollo Program was crewed by Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene ‘Buzz’ Aldrin, Jr. On July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, while Collins orbited in the Command Module. The mission fulfilled President John F. Kennedy’s goal of reaching the moon by the end of the 1960s, which he had expressed during a speech given before a joint session of Congress on May 25, 1961: “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.”