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The Apollo 11 historic mission in animated GIF’s

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Forty-five years ago on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first two people to set foot on the moon’s surface. Here are 18 GIF’s which show Apollo 11’s historic eight-day mission to the moon.

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