Skip to main content

Man on the Moon: Man on the Moon

This research guide celebrates the 50th anniversary of Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landing on the moon on July 20, 1969.

TTC Books

TTC eBooks


On July 20, 1969, the first humans set foot on the Earth's moon. American astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins were aboard the history-making Apollo 11 spacecraft. This July marks the 50th anniversary of their mission. Use this research guide to explore websites and resources available at TTC Libraries discussing Apollo 11 and these amazing men.

AS11-40-5875 (20 July 1969) -- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. The Lunar Module (LM) is on the left, and the footprints of the astronauts are clearly visible in the soil of the moon. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this picture with a 70mm Hasselblad lunar surface camera.

Image Credit: NASA