Jul 12, 2019 · Armstrong and Aldrin unfurl the US flag on the moon, 1969. Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing mission, was launched on 16 July 1969 and Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin became the first and second men to walk on the moon on 20 July 1969. The third member of the crew, Michael Collins, remained in lunar orbit. Collins stayed in orbit around the moon. He did experiments and took pictures. The sign the astronauts left on the moon says, "Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind." Image Credit: NASA. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to step on the moon.
Nov 24, 2009 · The last men to walk on the moon, astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt of the Apollo 17 mission, left the lunar surface on December 14, . Aug 25, 2012 · Neil Armstrong, First Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies: The Two-Way Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. His words about "one giant leap for mankind.