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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Videos

A collection of videos to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the moon landings

It is the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landings today and here are some videos to commemorate the event.

A brief introductory snapshot:

This is NASA footage of the launch on July 16th, 1969:

This is when Neil Armstrong made ‘one giant leap for mankind’:

Buzz Aldrin becomes the 2nd man on the moon:

A montage:

Slate have done a clever job of using contemporary news footage (especially of last year’s US election) to imagine how news media would cover a moon landing today:

If you want to check out two films about the Apollo moon landings then I would recommend For All Mankind (1989) and In The Shadow of the Moon (2007).

> Official NASA site
> Find out more about the Moon landings and Apollo 11 at Wikipedia
> An interview I did last year with David Sington, the director of In the Shadow of the Moon
> For all the conspiracy goons, check out the trailer for the film that helped launch all those theories