As of 2014, the only country to have put men on the moon is the United States. This happened over six Apollo missions, between 1969 and 1972.Know More
Astronauts first walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. Their names were "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong.
The next men to walk on the moon were Alan Bean and Charles Conrad of Apollo 12. They were followed by Edgar Mitchell and Alan Shepard of Apollo 14, then James Irwin and David Scott of Apollo 15. The last men to walk on the moon were Charles Duke and John Young of Apollo 16 and Eugene Cernan and Jack Schmitt of Apollo 17.
Each crew had three members, but the command module pilot remained in orbit.Learn more about Space Travel
After Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, he was followed by his lunar module pilot, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. Aldrin exited the Lunar Module and walked on the moon approximately 20 minutes after Armstrong's first step.Full Answer >
The first successful landing on the Moon was achieved by the Luna 2, a Soviet spacecraft; the Luna 2 reached the surface of the Moon in 1959. While on the Moon, the Luna 2 captured photographs, eventually returning to Earth, also bearing the distinction of retrieving the first images from the Moon. Following the return of the Luna 2, many Moon space missions ensued; the United States boasted a second successful Moon mission, launching the Ranger 4 to space in 1962.Full Answer >
According to NASA, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ate two meals consistently while on the lunar surface. The first meal was made up of bacon squares and peaches, with sugar cookies for dessert. The second was made up of beef stew and cream of chicken soup, with date fruit cake for dessert.Full Answer >
The first moon on the meal consisted of peaches, sugar cookie cubes, coffee, a pineapple grapefruit drink, and bacon squares. Astronauts ate their first meal when they landed at the Sea of Tranquility.Full Answer >