PHOTOS: Chicago welcomes Apollo 11 crew in 1969

August 13, 1969: Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr. are cheered along a packed parade route as Chicagoans celebrate their historic moon landing. Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on Earth’s moon on July 20, 1969.

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