Story of Apollo Astronauts - QS Study
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Story of Apollo Astronauts

It was July 20, 1969. Three American astronauts were waiting in a spaceship called Apollo -II. The astronauts were Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins. They were sitting on the top of a rocket that was 36-storey high. The astronauts were about to go on a great journey. Their destination was the moon, a quarter of a million miles away. The final countdown began. five-four-three-two-one. Then the astronauts fired the rockets and blasted off into the outer space. They travelled at great speed. Just 76 hours later they were orbiting the moon. At first, Neil Armstrong touched on the ground of the moon. Mr. Armstrong was really excited to see the moon. Finally the dream came true. It was really unbelievable.