May 1969 ... Apollo 10 : Took first complete Apollo spacecraft around the moon in a dry run for the scheduled July landing mission.
July 16, 1969 ... 9:32am ... Apollo 11 : Took off from Kennedy Space Center with astronauts Neil Armstrong, "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins aboard.
240,000 miles, 76 hours to enter lunar orbit
July 20, 1969 ... 4:17pm : The craft touched down on the southwestern edge of the Sea of Tranquility.
"The Eagle has landed" -Neil Armstrong
July 20, 1969 ... 10:56pm : Armstrong stepped off the ladder and planted his foot onto the moon’s surface
July 22, 1969 ... 12:56am : Apollo 11 began its journey home
Armstrong climbing down onto the moon footage
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" -Neil Armstrong