To the Moon and Back

The technological achievement and scientific value of Apollo 11 live on 50 years later. We reflect on that defining moment and look ahead to what’s next.

By DISCOVER|Tuesday, May 21, 2019

On July 20, 1969, more than half a billion people watched as humans landed on the moon. Never before had our species trod upon another world — and we’ve visited none since. But 50 years later, we’re closer than ever to going back. Join us as we look back at what made the Apollo program a defining moment of our history, and why it still resonates today.

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