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Moon Landing
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Moon Landing
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Apollo 11 Mission
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The Moon Landing was the first "official" spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Earth's Moon. The mission was the penultimate event aloud the United States to win the Space Race against the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The Apollo 11 mission was organised N.A.S.A. and lead by American astronauts commander Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.[1]

The mission launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on July 16 1969 at 9:32 AM EDT aboard the Saturn V Rocket.[1]

They landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar followed by Aldrin. Michael Collins piloted the command module Columbia alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon's surface. Armstrong and Aldrin returned to Earth with the mission a success.[2]

Unknown to the crew, the mission was jeopardised by the Skrulls, who were trying to undermine Earth's space program as part of a future invasion. This plot was thwarted by the First Line, a group of heroes.[1]

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The Hulk on a mission to stop the Chronarchists arrived on the moon in the year 1969 where he battled the Abomnation as astronaut Armstrong watched.[3]

The Fantastic Four protected the Apollo 11 mission from the Kree Sentry #9168.[4]

The crew found a device left on the moon by Doctor Doom.[5]

Legacy

Machine Man (X-51) was able to view the moon landing via the Terranometer.[6]


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