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Richard Nixon

The United States won The Race to Land Astronauts on The Moon

Sunday Jul 20, 1969
NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C., U.S.

After a nearly decade-long national effort, the United States won the race to land astronauts on the Moon on July 20, 1969, with the flight of Apollo 11. Nixon spoke with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during their moonwalk. He called the conversation "the most historic phone call ever made from the White House"


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