"She flew home the night a man walked on the moon"
Apollo 11 first step
Public DomainApollo 11 first step - Credit: Li Sung

On 20 July 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon, making astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin the first men ever to set foot there. Armstrong called it "a giant leap for mankind".  The event was watched by millions of people around the world.