Moon Landing

Armstrong, Neil

That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.

In The New York Times Men Walk on Moon L5, column 321, July 1969

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

Words recorded on the transmission

Crew of Apollo 11

Here Men from The Planet Earth First Set Foot upon The Moon July, 1969 AD

We Came in Peace for All Mankind.

Plaque left behind on the moon's surface

Hoffer, Eric

Our passionate preoccupation with the sky, the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse. We are drawn back to where we came from.

The New York Times

Reactions to Man's Landing on the Moon Show Broad Variations in Opinions

A6, column 2 21 July 1969

Koestler, Arthur

Prometheus is reaching out for the stars with an empty grin on his face.

The New York Times

Reactions to Man's Landing on the Moon Show Broad Variations in Opinions

A6, column 6 21 July 1969

Here Men from The Planet Earth First Set Foot upon The Moon July, 1969 AD

We Came in Peace for All Mankind. Crew of Apollo 11 - (See p. 206)

Nabokov, Vladimir

Treading the soil of the moon, palpating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of the event, feeling in the pit of one's stomach the separation from terra. ..these form the most romantic sensation an explorer has ever known...this is the only thing I can say about the matter. The utilitarian results do not interest me.

The New York Times

Reactions to Man's Landing on the Moon Show Broad Variations in Opinions

A6, column 5 21 July 1969

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