They dreamt of it and made it to the moon: 10 men walked on the moon and made history
An astronaut, military pilot and educator, Neil Armstrong made history by becoming the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. (Pinterest)
Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1969, became the fourth person to walk on the Moon. In 1973, he made his second and final flight into space as a member of the Skylab 3 mission, logging 59 days and 24,400,000 orbital miles aboard the Skylab space station.
Edgar Mitchell was a United States Navy officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, ufologist and NASA astronaut. He spent 33 hours on the moon, the longest period of any astronauts, including more than nine hours outside the module, making him the sixth person to walk on the Moon. (Pinterest)
David Scott is an American former NASA astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and former test pilot. He belonged to the third group of NASA astronauts, selected in October 1963. As an astronaut, Scott became the seventh person to walk and the first person to drive on the Moon. (Pinterest)
James Irwin was an American astronaut, aeronautical engineer, test pilot, and a United States Air Force pilot. He served as lunar module pilot for Apollo 15, the fourth human lunar landing. He was the eighth person to walk on the Moon and the first, and youngest, of those astronauts to die. James Irwin wanted to fly to the moon since he was a child. Aboard Apollo 15, he made it. (Pinterest)
John Young is an American former astronaut, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and aeronautical engineer, who became the ninth person to walk on the Moon as Commander of the Apollo 16 mission in 1972. Young enjoyed the longest career of any astronaut, becoming the first person to make six space flights over the course of 42 years of active NASA service, and is the only person to have piloted, and been commander of, four different classes of spacecraft: Gemini, the Apollo Command/Service Module, the Apollo Lunar Module, and the Space Shuttle. (Pinterest)
Charles Duke is an American former astronaut, retired U.S. Air Force officer and test pilot. As Lunar Module Pilot for Apollo 16 in 1972, he became the tenth and youngest person to walk on the Moon. (Pinterest)