Fifty years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module and took their first steps on the Moon. Hundreds of millions of people around the world watched history taking place. You've probably seen the famous pictures, but here are some lesser-known facts about the historic mission.

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