Moon landing

This July 20, 1969, photo made available by NASA shows astronaut Neil Armstrong reflected in the helmet visor of Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the moon.

Where were you and what did you think when Neil Armstrong took what he called “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” on July 20, 1969?

With the approach of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Leader-Telegram is collecting readers' memories of that momentous day in history for a story.

Readers can share their memories by emailing reporter Eric Lindquist at, calling 715-833-9209 or sending a letter to Lindquist's attention at Leader-Telegram, P.O. Box 570, Eau Claire, WI 54702.  

The deadline for submissions is 10 p.m. today. Please include your name, age and municipality of residence as well as a phone number or email (not for publication) where you can be reached.