July 20, 10:56 p.m. East Coast time, Neil Armstrong steps onto the moon.
For a NASA video of the first steps and more of the moon walk, please click here.
And in Britain…
The government should reconsider its decades-long ban on sending Britons into space, MPs say. They warn that an outright rejection of human space flight could lead to the UK being unable to take part in future international missions and weaken the country’s standing in space science.
Today’s report by the Commons science and technology committee also calls for a more coherent strategy to enable the UK to take advantage of increasing international interest in space.
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