Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin stands on the moon near the American flag during NASA's historic first manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took the photo.

Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin stands on the moon near the American flag during NASA's historic first manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took the photo.

This image is a 360-degree panorama of the Chang'e-3, Yutu Rover landing site created by Ken Kremer and Marco Di Lorenzo. It was stitched from six individual pictures released to a state-run China news outlet. The initial panoramic was then enhanced to improve contrast, lighting and uniformity, which revealed more detail.

This image is a 360-degree panorama of the Chang'e-3, Yutu Rover landing site created by Ken Kremer and Marco Di Lorenzo. It was stitched from six individual pictures released to a state-run China news outlet. The initial panoramic was then enhanced to improve contrast, lighting and uniformity, which revealed more detail.

Tourists are overcome with rabbits while on a trip to Rabbit Island in Japan…

Land of the rising bunny: Rabbits take over Japanese island, in pictures

Tourists are overcome with rabbits while on a trip to Rabbit Island in Japan…

Man on the moon July 20, 1969  Neil Armstrong, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Man on the moon July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

July 20,1969 - Stopped summer school; all things stopped pretty much at the time of the first Moon Landing. (Worth tuning in for, unlike most things on T.V. now)

July 20,1969 - Stopped summer school; all things stopped pretty much at the time of the first Moon Landing. (Worth tuning in for, unlike most things on T.V. now)

The 35 Best Magazine Covers Without Celebrities

The 35 Best Magazine Covers Without Celebrities

LIFE special edition, "To the Moon and Back," On the cover is a picture of Buzz Aldrin, taken by fellow astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong descends the ladder on the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969 in this still image of a live TV broadcast during the first manned moon landing.

Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong descends the ladder on the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969 in this still image of a live TV broadcast during the first manned moon landing.

1st Moon Landing Vintage 1969 Collectable Plate by Piklandia

1st Moon Landing Vintage 1969 Collectable Plate

1st Moon Landing Vintage 1969 Collectable Plate by Piklandia

a childhood favourite, loved reading this more than words can say The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_edition.jpg/200px-The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_editio

a childhood favourite, loved reading this more than words can say The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_edition.jpg/200px-The_Magic_Faraway_Tree_1st_editio

Moon Express’ MX-1 Lunar Lander Headed to the Moon

Moon Express’ MX-1 Lunar Lander Headed to the Moon

It was the main event: On July 20, 1969, NASA's Apollo 11 crew touched their Eagle lander down on the lunar surface. Here's how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins did it.

It was the main event: On July 20, 1969, NASA's Apollo 11 crew touched their Eagle lander down on the lunar surface. Here's how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins did it.

Little-known event occurred at 1st moon landing

Jul 20 Little-known event occurred at 1st moon landing

360-degree time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander. This new 360-degree time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander shows the Yutu rover at five different positions, including passing by crater and heading south and away from the Chang’e-3 lunar landing site forever during its trek over the Moon’s surface at its landing site from Dec. 15-22, 2013 during the 1st Lunar Day. Credit: CNSA/Chinanews/Ken Kremer/Marco Di Lorenzo – kenkremer.com.

360-degree time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander. This new 360-degree time-lapse color panorama from China’s Chang’e-3 lander shows the Yutu rover at five different positions, including passing by crater and heading south and away from the Chang’e-3 lunar landing site forever during its trek over the Moon’s surface at its landing site from Dec. 15-22, 2013 during the 1st Lunar Day. Credit: CNSA/Chinanews/Ken Kremer/Marco Di Lorenzo – kenkremer.com.

Vintage Lighter Zippo Moon Landing 1st Moon Landing by RickyBees, $88.98

Vintage Lighter Zippo Moon Landing 1st Moon Landing by RickyBees, $88.98

China Lands on The Moon With a Robotic Lander and Rover

China Lands on The Moon With a Robotic Lander and Rover

The Chang'e 3 lunar lander and moon rover is part of the second phase of China's three-step robotic lunar exploration program.

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