Three men blasted off from Earth on the Moon mission.
- Neil Armstrong, born on 5 August, 1930, in Ohio, USA
- Buzz Aldrin, born on 20 January, 1930, in New Jersey, USA
- Michael Collins, born October 31, 1930, in Rome, Italy.
They were all American astronauts working for Nasa, the US space agency.
Only Armstrong and Aldrin went to the surface of the Moon, leaving Collins orbiting above them.
Armstrong was the first one to step onto the surface.