On 24th July 1969, at 16:50 UTC, Apollo 11 splashed down in the north Pacific.
“Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon, July 1969 A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.”
The “Toss Zone” is an arc of discarded space litter, to the west of the landing site.
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had bacon for breakfast before heading out onto the Moon
Armstrong and Aldrin had to attempt something no one had done before – landing on the lunar surface.
Fifty years ago today, the Apollo 11 mission arrived in orbit around the Moon.