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26 July 2009 

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Eaglel On The Moon VOA Documentary album cover Forty years ago, VOA marked the historic moon landing with the radio documentary "Eagle on the Moon". The narrator was Harry Monroe with contributions from announcer Frank Oliver and VOA Correspondent Rhett Turner at the launch site in Florida. The program was written and produced by Michael Hanu.
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 Slideshow: Apollo 11
Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon (NASA image)

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VOA Interview with Apollo Astronauts
This interior view of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module
Forty years ago, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out of their lunar module spacecraft, the first humans on the surface of the moon. In five more moon landings over the next three-and-a-half years, 10 more men walked on the moon. To mark the anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing, VOA's Art Chimes spoke by satellite with Buzz Aldrin plus Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean and Apollo 16's Charlie Duke.

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