On the 16th July 1969 Apollo 11 lifted off from Cape Kennedy carrying the command module, Columbia and the Lunar Module, Eagle with Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin & Michael Collins heading for the moon. On 20th July at 20:17 UTC the Lunar module touched down on the moons surface with the words
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED.
On the 21st July at 02:56:15 UTC Neil Armstrong descended the ladder from Eagle onto the moons suface
with those other famous words
ONE SMALL STEP FOR MAN,ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND
To remember this event Leicester Radio Society will be operating GB5EHL during July on HF,VHF.
Modes including SSB, CW, RTTY, SSTV, PSK