On the evening of July 20, 1969, commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin descended the stairs of the Apollo 11 spacecraft and stepped into history as the first two humans to walk on the moon.

The Newseum celebrates the 40th anniversary of the historic "giant leap for mankind." Explore the links below for online-only features and fascinating details about the mission.

The Newseum celebrates the 40th anniversary of the historic "giant leap for mankind." Explore the links below for online-only features and fascinating details about the mission.

    

Watch video blog to see at how the Newseum marked the Apollo 11 anniversary on July 20.

See video clips of NASA’s newly restored footage of the Apollo 11’s historic moon walk.

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