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People walk on the Moon.

The Moon's inhabitants get ready to drive a hard bargain as the first astronauts, aboard Apollo 11, walk on the Moon.

On July 21st 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon - joined 18 minutes later by Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, while Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit piloting the Command Module.