45 years ago, Apollo 11 lifts off

WASHINGTON — It was 45-years ago that Apollo 11 lifted off from Florida on the first flight to land humans on the moon.

For Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins it wasn’t a comfortable ride.

Four days later, Armstrong would become the first person to set foot on the moon.

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