Monday, July 20, 2009

One small step 40 years ago

Today marks 40 years since humankind first set foot on Earth's moon.

NASA plans to return humans to the moon in the near future. Read more at "Why the moon?"

Find out more by following the links below:

SHSL blog: 38 years ago today...

Transcript of Neil Armstrong stepping onto the lunar surface (says famous line at 109:24:48)

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) views Apollo landings site seen from lunar orbit

Watch a live news conference from NASA headquarters on the Apollo 40th anniversary at NASA TV at 9:30am today

40th Anniversary NASA Events List