Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. The instant of lift-off was 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969. Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., inside the command module of the Apollo 11 Saturn V launch vehicle, rose from Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Apollo Zone of Interest (2.1Mb or 0.4Mb) This later map shows five regions, each of which contains one of the five possible Apollo Landing Sites considered for the first landing. These sites were numbered, from east to west, ALS-1 to ALS-5. The eventual Apollo 11 site is in area IIP-6. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC. The Apollo 11 crew in 1969. The eventual Apollo 11 landing site is ALS-2 and is within region IIP-6. Each Apollo mission left a commemorative plaque on the surface of the moon. Scheduled to launch this summer, Perseverance will land at Jezero Crater on Feb. 18, 2021.

From left to right: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. When Armstrong, Aldrin, and command module pilot Michael Collins splashed safely into the Pacific Ocean … 3D Models; 3D Printing; Images and Textures; Visualizations; Contributors; 3D in the News; Related Links. The names were stenciled by electron beam onto three fingernail-sized silicon chips, along with the essays of the 155 finalists in NASA's "Name the Rover" contest.The chips were then were attached to an aluminum plate on NASA's Perseverance Mars rover at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 16. From left to right: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.