National Geographic : 2019 Jul
ifty years ago this month, astronauts walked on the moon for the first time. Apollo 11’s success—just 66 years after the Wright brothers’ first flight—showcased humankind’s moxie and ingenuity. Now the moon is in our sights again, for a generation that will test where science meets profit. F 00:0 0:06 :05 PIONEERS :04 GETTING THERE :03 WHERE WE WENT ABOVE: Documenting the small steps of Apollo 11 astronauts, Buzz Aldrin took these photographs of his boot print.