Jouney to the moon: evoking 50 years of NASA's Apollo 11
On the morning of July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins lifted off for the moon. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the moon’s surface, the first of 12 American astronauts to complete this feat. The story of Apollo 11 never really gets old, nor does seeing pictures of the amazing scenes that surrounded it. From the astronauts preparing for their mission to the rocket launching to those first bootprints on the moon’s surface, here are some pictures..