Posted by: Kami | July 16, 2009

In the News: Apollo 11 Launches

Wednesday, July 16, 1969

Apollo 11 Launch

Apollo 11 Launch. Photo courtesy of NASA.

The Apollo 11 mission began on July 16, 1969, the first manned moon landing. The crew included Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin, Jr. Armstrong and Aldrin were the first humans on the surface of the moon, July 20, 1969.

Descent

Descent. Photo courtesy of NASA.

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