The United States “Apollo 11” was the first manned mission to land on the moon. It happens on the 20 July 1969. It was Neil Armstrong that was at the spacecraft. It was a big step in the technologique world, and everybody was impressed. Nearly 500 billion people all over the world watched the event.
It all started because off the Space Race. It was a political fight, between the Soviet and the US on technolgique development. The Space Race grew out of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union. For a half-century, the two superpowers competed for primacy in a global struggle pitting a democratic society against totalitarian communism. Between 1957 and 1975, Cold War rivalry between the two nations focused on attaining firsts in space exploration, which were seen as necessary for national security and symbolic of technological and ideological superiority
Mission insignia. The spacecraft had a weight of 43,895 kilograms.
Apollo 11 was the first spacecraft that landed the first humans on the moon. The first man to walk to the moon was Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin. The last person was Michael Collins, and he stayed in the spacecraft meanwhile the other guys went down on the moon. The spacecraft launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island in Florida. Apollo 11 was the fifth mission with humans onboard. Their Lunar Module thich was a little robot car spent 21 hours and 31 minutes on the moon surface. The Americans were now the first to send humans in space. The Russians sent humans to the space a couple of months after the Americans did it. The crew started calling their spacecraft and the little robot “Snowcone” and “Haystack”. But they did later rename them to Columbia and Eagle.
As already mentioned, Apollo 11 was the first manned mission, but the first human made object to reach the...