Moon Facts

  • Galileo

    Galileo observes the moon for the first time with his very own telescope.
  • First Fly By

    The Soviet Union launches the first spacecraft to fly by the moon!
  • FIrst Crash

    Soviet Union Spacecraft crash lands and become the first manmade object to come in contact with the moon.
  • Far side of the moon

    Soviet Union takes first photos of the far side of the moon.
  • First Landing

    Soviet spacecraft makes first soft landing on the moon.
  • Humans Reach the Moon!!!!!!

    Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to make direct contact with the moon when he steps off of Apollo 11. "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind".