Apollo 11 Mission's 45th Anniversary Reminds Us To Never Stop Taking Small Steps

July 18, 2014 4:20 PM

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Apollo 11 Mission's 45th Anniversary Reminds Us To Never Stop Taking Small Steps

"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered as he became the first human to set foot on the surface of the moon at 10:56 p.m. EDT. Buzz Aldrin followed shortly thereafter and became the second man to walk on the lunar surface.

The pair, two of the three members of the Apollo 11 crew, spent the next two hours exploring completely uncharted territory.

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