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11 Apollo movies and documentaries to watch on the moon landing’s 50th anniversary

NASA's Apollo program put 12 astronauts on the moon during the 1960s and 70s. Celebrate their achievements by watching the films they inspired.
Neil Armstrong.

A surprising number of NASA Astronauts come from Ohio, the ‘birthplace of aviation.’ Here are all the US cities that produce the most astr...

At least eight NASA astronauts were born in Cleveland, but Boston and Chicago aren't far behind. Here are the most astronaut-laden cities in the US.
Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

Vintage photos of the Apollo 11 moon mission show why it’s still arguably NASA’s greatest feat, 50 years later

On July 20, 1969, as people around the world gathered around television sets, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced: "the Eagle has landed."
Buzz Aldrin, a NASA astronaut who walked on the moon during Apollo 11, speaks onstage during an event on March 23, 2019.

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here’s what the astronaut remembers most about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission.

On July 20, 1969, two people landed on the moon for the first time. NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin's memory of the historic mission is as fresh as ever.
Harry's American Bar in Paris made a cocktail in honor of the Apollo 11 astronauts.

Newspaper front pages from 50 years ago reveal how the world reacted to the Apollo 11 moon landing

Apollo 11 astronauts walked the moon 50 years ago, making headlines worldwide. Here's what those newspapers looked like.

15 impressive women who made the Apollo moon missions possible

While Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man," dozens of women were hard at work, making sure NASA's Apollo moon program was a success.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles inside the Lunar Module July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin explains why Neil Armstrong was chosen to walk on the moon first

July 20, 2019, is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing when American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to moonwalk.

How SpaceX’s new Starship launch system compares to NASA’s towering moon rockets

SpaceX's rocket ship for the moon and Mars may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V launcher.
Apollo 11 astronauts planted a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

The last time anyone visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission. Since then, there have been many foiled plans to go back.

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission

Apollo 11 astronauts pooped in bags and barely stuck the lunar landing. Here are 19 behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the moon mission.