Today is the 45th anniversary of humanity’s historic first steps on the moon. “One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Read the story in pictures: Best photos of Apollo 11 and first footsteps on moon
EarthSky // Today's Image Release Date: Jul 20, 2014
Small step for man, giant leap for mankind
The world watched on television as Neil Armstrong took the first steps on the moon’s surface on July 20, 1969. It was the first time humans walked another world.