Who first walked on the moon?

Who first walked on the moon?

Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin were the first of 12 human beings who walked on the Moon.

Who all has stepped on the moon?


No. Name Mission
1. Neil Armstrong Apollo 11
2. Buzz Aldrin Apollo 11
3. Pete Conrad Apollo 12
4. Alan Bean Apollo 12

Did Apollo 13 take 4 minutes?

For Apollo missions, the communications blackout was approximately three minutes long. According to the mission log maintained by Gene Kranz, the Apollo 13 re-entry blackout lasted around 6 minutes, beginning at 142:39 and ending at 142:45, and was 1 minute 27 seconds longer than had been predicted.

Are any astronauts lost in space?

We’ve lost only 18 people in space—including 14 NASA astronauts—since humankind first took to strapping ourselves to rockets. That’s relatively low, considering our history of blasting folks into space without quite knowing what would happen.

How much did Buzz Aldrin get paid to go to the moon?

Aldrin also risked his life in the name of space exploration, and he earned a salary of $18,623. This included base pay, quarters, subsistence allowance and flight pay, according to the Boston Herald.

Are there any videos of the Apollo mission?

Apollo Videos | NASA NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America’s space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and learn about our quest to reveal the unknown and benefit all humankind.

Where was the footage of Apollo 11 filmed?

Footage of Mission Control, film shot by the astronauts, and television broadcasts transmitted from space and the surface of the Moon, have been painstakingly placed to the very moments they were shot during the mission, as has every photograph taken, and every word spoken.

What was the date of the Apollo 17 landing?

Apollo 17—Taurus-Littrow—December 11, 1972. 16mm landing film by Gary Neff. The last 3½ minutes of the sixth and final manned lunar landing filmed by the 16mm data acquisition camera through lunar module pilot Jack Schmitt’s right-hand window. The video begins at an altitude of about 12,500 feet and continues until just after touchdown.

How long is the Apollo 17 video clip?

Journal Text:118:14:22 3 minutes 35 seconds ( RealVideo Clip:0.9 Mbor MPG Video Clip: 32 Mb). Both clips by Ken Glover. Journal Text:118:17:35 3 minutes 10 seconds ( RealVideo Clip:0.8 Mbor MPG Video Clip: 28 Mb).