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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing: Home

Guide to resources about the 1969 Apollo 11 lunar landing.

NASA and National Air and Space Museum Links

NASA and the National Air and Space Museum are the most authoritative sources for information on the Apollo 11 mission and the lunar landing.

Further Reading and Viewing

Books and ebooks

Print books are located on the 3rd floor of the library and may be checked out.

You will need to log in with your Owlnet username and password to read eBooks. 

Apollo 11 Flight Plan

Library Hours

June 22 - August 2

  • Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 7 pm

  • Friday: 8 am - 2:30 pm

  • Sat & Sun: CLOSED 

  • July 4: CLOSED (Independence Day)

August 3 - August 25

  • Mon - Thurs: 8 am - 7 pm

  • Friday: 8 am - 4:30 pm

  • Sat & Sun: CLOSED 


"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon

Image credit: NASA. Buzz Aldrin explores the moon's surface in this iconic photo.

On July 20, 1969, the first humans set foot on Earth's moon. American astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins were aboard the history-making Apollo 11 spacecraft, and returned to Earth July 24, 1969, to great fanfare.

Use this guide to explore some of the best websites we found on the subject, as well as books and other library resources here at HCC.

Guided Recreation of Apollo 11's Journey

What was the sequence of this incredible mission? Where on the Moon did they land? And how did they return safely to Earth?

Join us for a guided recreation of Apollo 11’s journey to see how this mission was executed by crew members and mission control in Houston. Presented by by the American Museum of Natural History and the STAR Library Network’s NASA@ My Library program.

(Audio does not begin right away, approx 2:50. Video begins at 12:50.)

First Men on the Moon

The First Men on the Moon site synchronizes the audio from the command module, the landing module, and NASA control with video from the landing module. It's a fascinating look at what it might have been like to be there.

NASA Astronauts Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

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