Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon.Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin formed the American crew that landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC.Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours and 39 minutes later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC; Aldrin joined him 19 minutes later.
Apollo 11 Backup Crew: James A. Lovell, commander William A. Anders, command module pilot Fred W. Haise, lunar module pilot
The Apollo 11 lunar landing mission crew, pictured from left to right, Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.
The crew of Apollo 11 were all experienced astronauts who had been to space before. Cmdr. Neil Armstrong had piloted Gemini 8; that mission was the first time two vehicles docked in space.
Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930) is an American former astronaut who flew the Apollo 11 command module Columbia around the Moon while his crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, made the first crewed landing on the surface.He was a test pilot and major general in the U.S. Air Force Reserves.. Prior to becoming an astronaut, Collins graduated from the United States Military Academy ...
NASA schedules Apollo 11 as the first manned mission to the moon. In January 1969, Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins are named as the crew for the historic flight. Neil Armstrong Born August 5, 1930, in Wapakoneta, Ohio, Neil Armstrong designs model planes as a boy. He gets his pilot's license before his driver's license.
Apollo 11, U.S. spaceflight during which commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Edwin (“Buzz”) Aldrin, Jr., on July 20, 1969, became the first people to land on the Moon and walk the lunar surface. Apollo 11 was the culmination of the Apollo program and a massive national commitment by the United States to beat the Soviet Union in ...
The Apollo 11 crew had to go through customs After landing back on Earth, the Apollo 11 crew had to go through customs - as though they were returning from another country rather than from space. The items they declared included Moon dust and Moon rocks. Neil Armstrong got the quote wrong
Vintage pictures of the crew of Apollo 11 mission signed by its three Nasa astronauts,Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Neil Armstrong, the first manto walk on the Moon, are for sale. This is nowaday normal.
The prime mission objective of Apollo 11 is stated simply: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return". First return of samples from another planetary body. These first samples were basalts, dark-colored igneous rocks, and they were about 3.7 billion years old.