The people on the Apollo 11 mission were Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Walden. The mission took place July 16, 1969. The challenge of the mission was bofor coming in to the atmosphere the had lost some parts that were apart of the heat shield, they did land safely and were the famous for the first people on the moon.
This was project Mercury, astronauts:Scott carpenter Gorden cooperJohn GlenGus Grissom Wally ShcarraAlan SheperdDeke slayton1956-1976 was the duration. The race was to obit the earth by man. It took right smack dab in the "space race". The misson was a success
Project Gemini was the second human space flight program initiated by the United states. It orbits between Mercury and Apollo and in 1965-1966 has made 10 complete flights. It provided us with the information needed to get to the moon andother long distance travel.