Moon Landing 50th anniversary: Re-live that giant leap for mankind when the space race led to Apollo 11 touchdown

It was the day which changed the world forever.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 19th July 2019, 11:45 am
Updated Friday, 19th July 2019, 12:45 pm

The day when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon and said: “That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Here’s our video of the space race, that famous day, July 20, 1969, and how technology has made massive strides since the Eagle landed.

And why not take a look at our photo spread of what was happening in Sunderland on the day of the Moon landing. You’ll find it online tomorrow.

Photo provided by NASA shows Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the lunar surface. (AP Photo/NASA, Buzz Aldrin)