Key moments in the conquest of space

Key moments in the conquest of space

Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. Half a century has passed -- but the moment Moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in.
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