In what year did man walk on the moon for the first time

One of the great accomplishments of the 20th century and the history of mankind was the Apollo 11 manned space mission that the United States sent to the moon on July 16, 1969, landing on the surface of the moon on July 20 of the same year at 2:56 UTC as 600 million people all over the world watched on television.

The first man to walk on the moon was Neil Armstrong, who also uttered one of the most well known and widely heard phrases in history, the famous “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Besides Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin also walked on the moon on that expedition. After them, to date, there have been ten astronauts who have set foot on the moon. Below you will find a list of all of them in order and in parentheses the Apollo mission to which these 20th century heroes belonged:

  1. Neil Armstrong (Apollo 11 in 1969)
  2. Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11 in 1969)
  3. Pete Conrad (Apollo 12 in 1969)
  4. Alan Bean (Apollo 12 in 1969)
  5. Alan Shephard (Apollo 14 in 1971)
  6. Edgar Mitchell (Apollo 14 in 1971)
  7. David Scott (Apollo 15 in 1971)
  8. Jim Irwin (Apollo 15 in 1971)
  9. John Young (Apollo 16 in 1972)alunizaje
  10. Charlie Duke (Apollo 16 in 1972)
  11. Eugene Carnan (Apollo 17 in 1972)
  12. Harrison Schmitt (Apollo 17 in 1972)

The spaceship pilots were:

  1. Michael Collins (Apollo 11)
  2. Richard Gordon (Apollo 12)
  3. Stuart Roosa (Apollo 14)
  4. Alfred Worden (Apollo 15)
  5. Thomas Mattingly (Apollo 16)
  6. Ronald Evans (Apollo 17)

They are all without a doubt 20th century heroes, achieving that which mankind had dreamt about from the beginning of history.


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