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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary - celebrating the first lunar landing on July 20, 1969

Apollo 11 - 50th Anniversary July 20, 2019

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One Small Step

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon

Image credit: NASA

On July 20, 1969, the first humans set foot on Earth's moon. American astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins were aboard the history-making Apollo 11 spacecraft, and returned to Earth July 24, 1969, to great fanfare.

Use this guide to explore some of the best websites we found on the subject, as well as books and other library resources here at NPC. Enjoy!

NASA and National Air and Space Museum Links

NASA and the National Air and Space Museum are the most authoritative sources for information on the Apollo 11 mission and the lunar landing.