Google Doodle Remembers 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing

Google Doodle Remembers 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing

Google Doodle Remembers 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing

New Delhi: Search engine Google celebrates 50th Anniversary of Nasa’s Apollo 11 mission with a video doodle. Inside the video, astronaut Michael Collins narrates the whole mission and what he felt during this mission. Michael says “Neil, Buzz and I felt the weight of the world on our shoulders”. In this animated video Collins says ““The first time we saw the Moon up close, it was a magnificent spectacle. It was huge” also, “The sun was coming around it, cascading and making a golden halo, and filled our entire window. As impressive as the view was of this alien Moon seen up close, it was nothing compared to the sight of the tiny Earth. The Earth was the main show.”

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On July 16, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins were sent to moon by US’s Saturn V rocket from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the Moon on a vehicle called the “Sea of Tranquility” on July 20, 1969. After a challenging journey 50 years ago Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the Moon as he said: “That’s one small step for man, but one giant leap for mankind.”

The US’ Apollo mission involved around 40,000 people from around the world, including factory workers, scientists, and engineers.

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