Pope Paul VI watches on television the first manned lunar landing July 21, 1969, at the Vatican Observatory in Castel Gandolfo, Italy. (CNS photo/Catholic Press Photo) (July 20, 2009) U.S. astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin poses for a photo beside the U.S. flag July 20, 1969, during the first manned lunar landing. Pope Paul VI told astronaut Neil Armstrong that he was right on the mark in describing the Apollo 11 mission to the moon as “one giant leap for mankind.” (CNS photo/NASA)
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