Apollo 11

Tory leadership frontrunner sparks fierce backlash after using Daily Telegraph column to argue that Northern Ireland border problems could be solved using the "spirit" of the Apollo 11 mission.
50 years ago, we saw what humanity was capable of. And we can do that again, but before we do, we need to ensure AI is for the good of society, Ivana Bartoletti writes.
A partial lunar eclipse will be visible tonight over Africa, the Middle East and parts of Europe. Stargazers in the UK should see the moon appear red at around 22:30 BST, provided the skies are clear. The lunar eclipse coincides with the Apollo 11 mission lifting off from Cape Kennedy on this day in 1969. The astronauts landed on the moon four days later.
As Apollo 11 launched from on 16 July 1969, a sea of men watched on from inside NASA's firing room in Florida. Among them was one woman. JoAnn Morgan made her prime-time debut as the first female launch controller during Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins’ historic mission to the moon. But getting there wasn’t easy.
Fifty years ago this week, 'Snoopy' and 'Charlie Brown' paved the way for the first lunar landing.
It is also known as the dark side of the moon.