Neil Armstrong

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    Video caption: The final minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost

    The minutes before landing were tense, as fuel ran low and connections were lost between the lunar module and mission control

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    Video caption: Apollo 11: 'I helped the world watch Moon landing'

    About 600 million were watching in 1969 - thanks largely to an unlikely outpost in rural Australia.

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    Video caption: Apollo 11's journey seen from Mission Control

    In July 1969, Apollo 11 became the first spaceflight to successfully land people on the moon.

  4. Apollo 11 anniversary: why we haven't been back since 1972

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    Video caption: Keith Wright from Buckland Newton worked on the Apollo 11 mission.
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    Video caption: Neil Armstrong's son talks about the Moon landing

    Mark Armstrong talks about his father, and the first ever Moon landing 50 years ago.

  6. Apollo 11 landing: 'we watched three channels on three TVs'

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    Video caption: Keith Wright from Buckland Newton worked on the Apollo 11 mission.

    Keith Wright from Buckland Newton worked on the Apollo 11 mission. He tells us what it was like watching men he knew walk on the moon.

  7. By Pallab Ghosh

    Science correspondent, BBC News

    Neil Armstrong

    The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.

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  8. Apollo 11 anniversary: Dorset engineer on working with Armstrong and Aldrin

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    Video caption: Keith Wright from Buckland Newton was based in Florida in July 1969.
  9. Why was Neil Armstrong chosen to be the first man on the Moon?

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    Video caption: Astronaut Michael Collins on why Neil Armstrong was the Apollo 11 commander.

    Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalls why Neil Armstrong was chosen to be the mission commander.