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one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind

A phrase typically said in reference to a breakthrough or advancement of some kind. Astronaut Neil Armstrong famously said the phrase in 1969 when he became the first person to set foot on the moon. I think the self-driving car will be one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. When we find a cure for this illness, it will be one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
See also: giant, leap, mankind, one, small, step
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FIRST MAN HHHH (Sky Cinema Select, 8pm) That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. Biographical drama telling the fascinating story of NASA's daring mission to put a man on the Moon.
Armstrong's famous first words "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" echoed on television channels and through newspapers around the world.
As Armstrong's boots pressed into the dust on the Moon's surface, he delivered an unforgettable message: 'one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.' His words have resonated around the globe and through the years to embolden dreamers and future explorers and to draw their attention to the power and the possibility of the boundless wonders of space.
Along with this unforgettable image, Armstrong's immortal words seared themselves into our collective memory: 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.'
As per Neil Armstrong's first words when he stepped out of his lander and onto the lunar landscape, it was one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. It is exactly half a century since that giant leap was undertaken.
Thats one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind. These are the famous words by Neil Armstrong in occasion of the first walk on lunar soil on 20 July 1969.
Armstrong said upon stepping down the ladder of the Saturn V rocket, "This is one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Those who don't know it, the moon, according to Wikipedia, is "neither a planet nor a star.
LINE OF THE DAY In 1969, Neil Armstrong said: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind ...
One giant leap for mankind Neil Armstrong's immortal message is remembered 50 years on from first moon landing.
The second Neil Armstrong took his first step on the surface of the moon and uttered the immortal worlds "that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" the moment was cemented in the minds of billions of people.
Armstrong's utterance: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," would become one of the most famous of the 20th century - or indeed any century.
We're breathing again." Hours later, as he first stepped onto the moon's surface, he uttered the historic phrase: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Armstrong was joined by his crewmates Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
flag, with Earth in the background and the words, "One small step for man, ONE GIANT LEAP for mankind. Moon 1969."
Armstrong famously said: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." True to his words, advancement in space has skyrocketed since the Apollo 11 mission, opening up doors for space scientists to reach for the stars.