Neil Armstrong while in the USSR collected a handful of soil from outside Yuri Kondratyuk’s house in Siberia to acknowledge that man’s contribution to Apollo-11 Moon Mission


“When American astronaut Neil Armstrong visited the Soviet Union after his historic flight to the Moon, he collected a handful of soil from outside Kondratyuk’s house in Novosibirsk to acknowledge his contribution to spaceflight, reportedly urging Soviet authorities to start commemorating Kondratyuk” – Wikipedia. Did you know that the Trajectory adopted by Apollo-11 to the Moon was named after him? Read about it HERE >

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