As of 2014, the only country to have put men on the moon is the United States. This happened over six Apollo missions, between 1969 and 1972.Continue Reading
Astronauts first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. Their names were "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong.
The next men to walk on the moon were Alan Bean and Charles Conrad of Apollo 12. They were followed by Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard of Apollo 14, then James Irwin and David Scott of Apollo 15. The last men to walk on the moon were Charles Duke and John Young of Apollo 16 and Eugene Cernan and Jack Schmitt of Apollo 17.
Each crew had three members, but the command module pilot remained in orbit.Learn more about Space Travel
Terraforming is a theoretical process that would transform an inhospitable planet or moon into an Earth-like planet, complete with an atmosphere, water and plant life. Though many scientists believe that terraforming is possible, it remains an untested process as of 2015. It would take a massive amount of money, technology and work to terraform a planet, and a successful mission would represent a monumental achievement for humankind.Full Answer >
Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot as he uttered, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Armstrong and his fellow astronauts arrived on the moon in an Eagle landing craft on July 21, 1969.Full Answer >
Neil Armstrong landed on the moon on July 20, 1969, at 4:18 p.m. EDT. He landed as part of the Apollo 11 mission, which made Armstrong and fellow astronaut Buzz Aldrin the first humans on the moon.Full Answer >
The distance from the earth to the moon is 1.25 light seconds, which is roughly 238,900 miles. Light years are reserved for dealing with massive distances in outer space.Full Answer >