Technology, space travel and television made history in 1969.
The Moon LandingOn July 20, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission landed men on the moon for the first time. Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin is seen saluting the American flag on the surface of the moon. It has been 50 years since this historic mission brought both Aldrin and Neil Armstrong together and out into space. That same year, the Apollo 12 mission was the second time astronauts landed on the moon.NASA/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images