July 20, 1969; 50 years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on another world when their Lunar Module Eagle touched down at Tranquility Base. Early the next morning, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on another world when he stepped off the Lunar Module onto the surface of the Moon. Relive the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Mission in Real Time!. 50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Moon Landing Reminds America What It's Capable Of There are actually very few photos of Neil Armstrong on the Moon. Most of the photos are of Buzz Aldrin, like this one. You can see Neil Armstrong reflected in Aldrin’s visor.