Apollo 11 Moon Landing Raised the Bar for Humanity, Astronauts Say (Video)

July 16, 2014 8:09 PM

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Raised the Bar for Humanity, Astronauts Say (Video)

It goes without saying that NASA's historic launch of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission 45 years ago today changed the face of humanity, and nowhere does that resonate more than in orbit, where astronauts live and work on the largest manmade structure off planet Earth: the International Space Station.

"When Apollo 11 landed on the moon 45 years ago, this space station that we live on was science fiction," station commander Steve Swanson of NASA said in a new video on the Apollo 11 anniversary. "But today it is a reality thanks to the legacy of the Apollo astronauts, and all of the nations who hav...

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