What significant event happened with the American space program?

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Chapter Richard M. Nixon

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong walked on the moon with the historic words: “I’m going to step off the LM now. That’s one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.” Nixon spoke to Armstrong and his colleague Buzz Aldrich, saying: “For every American, this has to be the proudest day of our lives.”


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