Moon Landing 50th Anniversary - Apollo 11

Credit: NASA Johnson Space Center

During the Apollo program of the 1960s and '70s, NASA sent nine missions to the Moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface, the only times humans have visited another world. 

July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969  as part of NASA's Apollo 11 lunar mission. 


NASA resources

Purpose of each Apollo mission


Hands-on activities


Online Workshops for educators


Planning your event


Volunteer and staff orientation slides

  • NISE Network overview slides to familiarize volunteers and staff about the Moon landing, Apollo missions, and ongoing lunar scientific research  COMING SOON 

Graphics


Photos and images


Posters


Multimedia and interactive resources

  • Moon Trek: Explore all the details of the Moon, generate 3D printed models of the landscape, and download the highest resolution images available
  • NASA's Eyes on the Solar System: Explore our solar system including our Moon!  Using real trajectory data you can recreate famous moments in solar system exploration, or preview exciting adventures yet to come.
  • Explore landing sites and geography of the moon: https://moon.nasa.gov

Videos


3D print resources


Library resources