After Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's successful 1969 moon landing, President Richard Nixon placed a very long-distance phone call to the astronauts

Listen to the mission: Apollo 11 audio replays moon landing 50 years later

The nation will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing Saturday.

The Apollo 11 mission, which made history with Ohio astronaut Neil Armstrong, can be replayed through audio files released to the public from NASA.

From takeoff to the landing to the return to earth, the Apollo 11 crew’s mission is available to listen to below, as it happened.

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