Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin were the Astronauts for this mission. Armstrong and Aldrin went up to the moon in the Lunar while Collins stayed in the Columbia.
They wanted the first man on the moon to be an American and they wanted to beat the Soviet Union.
They launched the spacecraft at Cape Canaveral, Florida and were heading for the moon.
The mission first started on July 16, 1969 and they returned July 24,1969 and they landed in the Pacific Ocean.
Apollo 11 was the mission to put the first human on the moon.