1969 Neil Armstrong And Buzz Aldrin's Three Stages

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For two and a half hours on July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin explored the lunar surface. Millions of citizens of America and from many different countries watched that night at 10:56 PM. (Eastern Daylight Time) It all began with the 3 stages. Stage one is probably the most important stage. I say that because if that stage were to fail the crew would most likely die. Apollo 11 lifted off from Cape Kennedy, Florida at 9:32 AM (Eastern Daylight Time) on July 16th, 1969.The first stage lifted Apollo 11 to 40 miles and jettisoned at 2 minutes and 42 seconds. In fact the second stage (S-11) lifts Apollo 11 to 117 miles and is jettisoned at 9 minutes and 12 seconds. Additionally the third stage (S-1VB) inserts Apollo into orbit, and
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