It's been 35 years since the Apollo 11 moonlanding, and the lingering effect of that journey on the collective American psyche is remarkable. Anyone over 40 can tell you what they were doing on the warm July day when the flickering images of footsteps and moondust filtered down into living rooms around the nation. SOUNDPRINT presents some personal memories of the moonlanding, and snapshots from that historic day.
Apollo 11 Image Gallery
Images from the Apollo 11 mission.
Apollo Space Program
The Smithsonian Institute chronicles the Apollo Space Program.
Baby Boomers around the country share their childhood memories of historic events, including the moon landing.
Where Were You?
Share stories with those who remember watching the moon landing.
Apollo: The Epic Journey to the Moon
by: David West West Reynolds, Foreword by Wally Schirra, Introduction by Von Hardesty 2002
A detailed account of the program that put a man on the moon.
First Moon Landing
by: Sabrina Crewe and Dale Anderson 2003
A part of the World Almanac Library, this volume teaches young readers about the accomplishments of the Apollo space program.
Stay Tuned: Television's Unforgettable Moments
by: Joe Garner, Walter Cronkite, Bob Costas, and Dick Van Dyke 2002
A record of history-making moments on television.