Armstrong Walks on the Moon
by: Francis Odulio
President John F. Kennedy announces they need to beat the Soviets to the mission of sending a manned mission to the moon.
The first manned Apollo mission, Apollo 7, succesfully tested sophisticated systems needed to conduct a moon journey and landing
Crew of Apollo 7
Apollo 11 took off from Kennedy Space Center at 9:32 am on July 16.
Apollo 11 crew
Armstrong and his crew landed at 10:39 pm on July 20, 5 hours ahead of schedule
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". -Neil Armstrong