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Apollo 11 Space Mission: Today i.e. 20th July is the occasion to celebrate the 50 years of Apollo 11 space mission which creates history in the race of the space and moon. It was 20 July 1969 when Apollo 11 culminated the US mission to Moon and it landed on the Moon. 

Apollo 11 astronaut, Neil Armstrong scripted the history and became the first person to walk on the Moon. The other two astronauts with the Apollo 11 Mission were Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with Neil Armstrong. Here is all the facts about the much hyped Apollo Mission of US and its success story. 

It was Neil Armstrong who became the first person to walk on the Moon with Buzz Aldrin. All were taken to the Moon by the Apollo-11 mission which was the most successful and hyped mission by USA. You should know that Apollo 17 mission which was landed on April 20, 1972 was the last human Moon and after it the Apollo mission was called off. 

Apollo Mission: Facts in Brief

Apollo 1, 1967: It was the Inaugurl Mission of Apollo which was launched in 1967,
Apollo 2 and Apollo 3: It is to be noted tht these numbers were not given to any mission.

Apollo 4: Launched on November 9, 1967
Apollo 5: It was launched on January 22, 1968

Apollo 6: Launch on April 4, 1968

Apollo 7: Launch on October 11, 1968

Apollo 8: Launch on December 21, 1968

Apollo 9: Launch on March 3, 1969

Apollo 10: Launch on May 18, 1969

Apollo 11: Launched on 20 July 1969 which created history in the entire Apollo Mission. It was the first mission in which the dream of landing a man on the surface of Moon turns into reality. 
Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins moved with the Apollo Mission and reached to the surface of the Moon. Armstrong, Aldrin reached to the surface of the moon and spend around 2 hours. During their stay on the surface of the Moon, both of them collected rock and soil samples, carried out experiments, and planted an American flag on the surface of the Moon. 
The place where they landed on the Moon is known as the Sea of Tranquility. On the other hand, their third partner Michael Collins remained in the command module in the lunar orbit.

Apollo 11 was launch on its mission on July 16, 1969. After its journey, it landed over Moon on July 20(Celebrating 50 Years Today). They returned to earth on July 24 1969.

Apollo 12: Launch on November 14, 1969

Apollo 13: Launched on April 11, 1970

Apollo 14: Launched on January 31, 1971

Apollo 15: Launched on July 26, 1971

Apollo 16: Launched on April 16, 1972

Apollo 17: Launched on December 7, 1972

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