This plaque was left on the Moon by the Apollo 11 astronauts. It says "Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind."
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The StarChild Team
StarChild Graphics & Music: Acknowledgments
StarChild Project Leader: Dr. Laura A. Whitlock
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman