Found: The space rockets that propelled Neil Armstrong to the moon

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' team of researchers fished the engines from the bottom of the Atlantic

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(Image credit: AP Photo/Bezos Expeditions)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced Friday that two rocket engines his team of researchers found earlier this year came from the Apollo 11 mission that put the first astronauts on the moon. The news was timely — Saturday is the anniversary of the historic first moon landing on July 20, 1969.

"Forty-four years ago tomorrow Neil Armstrong stepped onto the moon, and now we have recovered a critical technological marvel that made it all possible," Bezos wrote on his Bezos Expeditions blog.

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