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On this day 50 years ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped through the hatch of a rickety spacecraft, climbed down a ladder, and made history as their feet touched the dusty lunar surface.

The Apollo 11 moon landing made headlines worldwide; newspapers announced the accomplishment in big, bold letters. Many papers covered every step of the crew’s journey, running stories about what the astronauts ate in space, how they slept, and what they said to each other while standing on the moon.

Take a look at how the world’s papers covered the event.

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