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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.
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.
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.
Visitors can enjoy an unrivaled view of the Southern Alps and the starry night sky through the home's sunroof and front windows.

You can now rent a replica of the Apollo 11 spaceship that landed on the moon for $61 a night on Airbnb

The "Apollo 11 Spaceship," an Airbnb located in Pukaki, New Zealand, looks exactly like the aircraft that first brought humans to the moon in 1969.

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.
A simulation of Neil Armstrong's view as the Lunar Module, Eagle, approached its aim point on the moon's West Crater.

A new NASA video shows the never-before-seen view from Neil Armstrong’s window as he landed on the moon

The Apollo 11 moon landing wasn't perfectly smooth, but Neil Armstrong had it under control. A NASA simulation shows his view as he steered to safety.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.

An Apollo astronaut says the greatest moment of NASA’s program was not the moon landing — it was the ‘cosmic birth’ of humanit...

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart said the program's most profound moment occurred in 1968, when Apollo 8 astronauts saw Earth rise over the moon.

An animated map shows every total solar eclipse around the world until 2040

Solar eclipses happen across the globe at least once a year. Not all of them appear over populated areas, but some may happen close to you.
Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke stands at the Descartes landing site at the rim of Plum Crater on April 21, 1972. A lunar rover is seen in the background.

An Apollo astronaut explains how he nearly killed himself ‘horsing around’ on the moon in 1972

Charlie Duke, the youngest astronaut to walk on the moon, said he fell over backward after a 4-foot jump and nearly split open his spacesuit.