Apollo 11 – The British Newspaper Archive Blog

Blog

‘Man Walks On The Moon’ – 10 Front Pages From 21 July 1969

On 20 July 1969, two American astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, landed on the moon, thus becoming the first two humans ever to walk on the lunar surface. These first steps were watched by an estimated audience of 650 million viewers worldwide, as the Apollo 11 mission became a veritable global media sensation. But how was the moon landing reported on by the British media? As part of space and the stars month here at The Archive, we have collated

Continue Reading

Tags

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,