On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the surface of the Moon. This ‘giant leap’ marked the culmination of the Space Race and the first time human beings had set foot on another body beyond Earth.
Below you’ll find everything you need to know about the historic Apollo 11 mission: the story behind the landing; interviews with some of the people involved; how to tackle Moon landing conspiracy theories and the future missions that will return human beings to the lunar surface.
The science of Apollo
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