NASA Marks 45th Anniversary of Moon Landing

On Sunday, July 20, NASA marked a major milestone. Forty-five years ago, Sunday, people flocked to their televisions to witness Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landing on the moon.

image credit: NASA
image credit: NASA

That evening the astronauts opened the hatch to the Apollo 11 lunar module and stepped onto the moon’s surface with Armstrong’s immortal words, “one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

 

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