Find out about the astronauts who have visited the Moon
The first crewed lunar landing in 1969 was a historic triumph for the USA and humankind. Including the Apollo 11 mission, 12 men have walked on the Moon. But who were they?
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind."
"As long as there are history books, Neil Armstrong will be included in them, remembered for taking humankind's first small step on a world beyond our own."
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"As we leave the Moon at Taurus-Littrow, we leave as we came and, God willing, as we shall return, with peace and hope for all mankind."
Learn more about our closest celestial neighbour the Moon in our books published by Royal Museums Greenwich