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First Lunar Landing: 40 Years Ago Today

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” — Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 Fourty years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to land on the moon. They landed at 20:17 UTC (13:17 PDT) on July 20 with about 25 seconds of fuel left. Watch CBS Videos Online Six hours and fourty minutes later at…