Who went to the Moon first?

Neil Armstrong
Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin were the first of 12 human beings who walked on the Moon.

Who is the third person to go on Moon?

Pete Conrad
Apollo astronauts who walked on the Moon

Name Lunar EVA dates
3 Pete Conrad November 19–20, 1969
4 Alan Bean
5 Alan Shepard February 5–6, 1971
6 Edgar Mitchell

Who was the 5th man on the Moon?

Alan Shepard
Although three of the original Mercury 7 astronauts flew in the Apollo program, only one, Alan Shepard, the commander of the Apollo 14 mission, walked on the moon. Shepard, the first American in space, was the fifth man to walk on the lunar surface and the first to hit a golf ball on the Moon.

Why Neil Armstrong got to take the first step on the Moon?

Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon with his left foot as he uttered, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Armstrong and his fellow astronauts arrived on the moon in an Eagle landing craft on July 21, 1969. The astronaut Buzz Aldrin become the second person to set foot on the moon, following Armstrong on the same day.

Who is the second man who landed on the Moon?

American astronaut Buzz Aldrin made history when he became the second man to walk on the moon in 1969, just after Neil Armstrong in the Apollo 11 mission ee. While on a previous mission, Aldrin…

Who is the first person to reach the Moon?

The Soviet Union is first to the Moon. Richard Cavendish explains how, on September 12th, 1959, the Soviet Union launched Luna 2, the first spacecraft to successfully reach the Moon.

Who was the fifth person on the Moon?

In February 1971 astronaut Alan Shepard became the 5th man to walk on the moon during the Apollo 14 mission. Shortly before the end of his moonwalk shepard also became the first person to play golf on the moon by attaching a golf club to the rock sampling equipment and hitting two golf balls.