The Apollo 11 moon landing is celebrating its 50th anniversary. On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when they became the first humans in history to step foot on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission has gone down in history, with NASA calling it man’s “greatest technological achievement of all time.

Hundreds of millions tuned in to radios or watched the grainy black-and-white images on TV as Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the moon on in one of humanity's most glorious technological achievements. Police around the world reported crime came to a near halt that midsummer Sunday night.