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50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Neil Armstrong. "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" - it was with these pivotal words that Neil Armstrong became world-famous, being the first man to walk on the Moon and becoming a legend on 21 July 1969. Along with Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, he successfully completed this feat which proved the technological prowess of America to the rest of the world and changed the history of humanity forever.
In just 50 minutes you will:
o Learn about Neil Armstrong's life, education and career and how he came to be chosen to be the first man to set foot on the Moon
o Understand the pivotal moments of the space race in the second half of the 20th century between America and the USSR
o Analyse the success of Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission, and how it managed to overcome problems to land on the Moon before returning to Earth safely
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