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7 Things You Didn't Know About the First Moon Landing



The Biggest Misquote in Human History

Everyone knows that upon touching down on the Moon’s surface, Neil Armstrong uttered the greatest one-liner ever, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Except that he didn’t. Due to a momentary loss of communication, a rather important syllable was left out of the quote. Upon returning to Earth, Armstrong always insisted that he said “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Impress your teachers with that one!

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