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Half a century has passed -- but the moment moon pioneer Neil Armstrong took his historic first step on the lunar surface is etched in the memories of those who tuned in. The grainy pictures coming back on the night of July 20, 1969, from 380,000 kilometers away fascinated viewers young and old.AFP spoke to some who recalled their joy and emotion, including Dafydd Williams, now a Canadian astronaut with NASA who has twice been into space -- in 1998 and 2007 -- but who was a schoolboy back then.The '60s was this decade of exploration and the highlight of the decade was humans walking on the surface of the moon.JACKIE STEWARTFormula One champion Stewart was a friend of Armstrong and also of Eugene Cernan, the last man to date to walk on the moon in December 1972 .BORIS VOLYNOVVolynov was a 34-year-old Russian cosmonaut who saw his country, after taking an early lead in the space race, beaten to the moon by the Americans.ALAIN PROSTFrench four-time Formula One champion Prost was just 14 when Armstrong made his great leap but "it's one of those memories which always stay with you.
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