50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Launch

One of mankind’s greatest achievements launched 50 years ago today, when the Apollo 11 mission blasted off from Cape Canaveral, bound for the moon.

Today, Apollo 11 crewmembers Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins are reuniting at the Kennedy Space Center as special events are held across the country to mark the milestone. Saturday marks the golden anniversary of the lunar landing, when the late Neil Armstrong left the first human footprints on the moon.