Fifty years ago today, Apollo 11 began its historical voyage. The Saturn V rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969 — and just four days later, man first set foot on the Moon.
The moon mission with astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, was a milestone in human history.
But it was also a groundbreaking moment in broadcast television, as CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite brought the frontier of space to living rooms across America.
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