The historic 1969 moon landing has had many repercussions and impacts, it was the first time man had successfully traveled to earth’s only satellite.

One of those watching was a young teenager named Richard Branson.

And it would inspire him later to travel to space.

The historic journey of Apollo 11 in 1969 was the height of the Cold War and marked a dog-fight between the then superpowers – the USSR and the US – for space dominance.

While the Russians sent the first craft into space.

The US reached the moon first.

 

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