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:
1956-1976 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