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Long Islanders Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

Thousands of people gathered Saturday at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo mission that landed the first men on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Long Island Moon Landing Anniversary Event Roundup

Long Island will be celebrating local engineers' role in putting men on the moon 50 years ago with events across the area this weekend.

Long Islanders Recall Leading Role in Moon Landing

“Our job was to put guys on the moon, and that’s what we did,” says Mike Lisa, a retired Grumman engineer who helped build the Apollo lunar module.