Apollo 11


Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon?

To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent.


In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago

firefox2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and conducted experiments. Collins piloted the command module in the lunar orbit during their 22-hour stay on the moon.


Oreos celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary with moon-themed cookies

firefoxOreo has debuted a new variety to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing -- and no, the sandwich cookies aren't filled with green cheese. 


Apollo 11 flag, flight plan page, roll of film used on the Moon up for auction

An American flag that was flown into orbit during Apollo 11 is among a host of artifacts from the historic mission up for auction this week.


LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander

The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn't LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the space program's past, while the space station and launch sets celebrate its present and future.


Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stunning artifacts from the epic mission.


Apollo 11 Moon landing celebrated with new LEGO set

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Lego has partnered with NASA to create the LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander.


Apollo 11: New website replays first Moon landing mission in real time

With a single click, a new website can take you back 50 years and place you directly into the real-time action of the first moon landing mission.


Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary

firefoxThe 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100.


LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great

This set will certainly pair nicely with the 1,969-piece Saturn V set.