It was on July 1969 that the world huddled around their black and white TV sets to watch Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. Aldrin, a native New Jerseyan, was the second man to walk upon the lunar service.
filethisunder: “spaceexp: “Buzz Aldrin’s self-portrait during Gemini 12 with the Earth reflecting off his visor, 12 November 1966 ” A selfie to rule them all.
21 Hours on the Moon The Lunar Landing of Apollo 11 #infographic
Launched from Earth on July 16, 1969, the three astronauts of Apollo 11 arrived in orbit of the moon on July 19. The following day, Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin climbed into their lunar module “Eagle” and achieved humanity’s first landing on another celestial body.