Trumps Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Moon Landing
July 19, 2019
The President and First Lady Melania Trump are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. During a ceremony in the Oval Office today, the President called it one of the greatest achievements ever. Trump also repeated a vow that the U.S. is "going to Mars." Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin joined the ceremony, along with the family of Neil Armstrong. Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon and died in 2012. Aldrin said he's disappointed in the progress of the U.S. space program in the past 50 years.
Photo: President Donald Trump (C) listens to Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin (R) as they commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with (L-R) Vice President Mike Pence ad first lady Melania Trump and Aldrin's companion Anca Faur in the Oval Office at the White House July 19, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Getty Images)