Fifty years after NASA's Apollo 11 mission put the first boots on the lunar surface, many plans are afoot to explore and exploit Earth's nearest neighbor.
After 21.5 hours on the moon, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin blasted off from the lunar surface on July 21, 1969 to rejoin their crewmate Michael Collins in orbit.
Three golf balls, a tiny statue, bags and bags of human waste, and, of course, the flag are among the stuff that the dozen astronauts who walked on the moon between 1969 and 1972 left behind.
The former NASA astronaut who notched the longest American space mission says he still remembers clearly the historic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon on July 20, 1969.
You can relive NASA's historic Apollo 11 mission as it happened with two amazing livestreams this month courtesy of ApolloinRealTime.org's Ben Feist and Space.com partner Simulation Curriculum!
NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing is an icon of history, one that will be remembered forever, Vice President Mike Pence says.
Three spaceflyers just took to the skies, 50 years to the day after Apollo 11 touched down on the moon.
Three new crewmembers will launch to the International Space Station today (July 20) on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had to troubleshoot unexpected problems, like a "lumpy" lunar gravitational field and a rocky landing site.
It was the main event: On July 20, 1969, NASA's Apollo 11 crew touched their Eagle lander down on the lunar surface. Here's how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins did it.
Often thought of as the loneliest Apollo 11 astronaut, Michael Collins has revealed what he was really thinking about while alone in orbit around the moon.
NASA is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission with some out-of-this-world events.
The hopping steps of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left lasting marks on the lunar surface in July 1969 — and a legacy here on Earth that's similarly indelible.
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