Apollo 11: By the numbers

Three American astronauts undertook the daunting Apollo 11 mission of putting the first humans on the moon. 

On July 20, 1969, two of them descended to the lunar surface and accomplished that goal.

While three made the journey, there were countless others who helped them get there.

Here’s a look at the historic mission, by the numbers.

About the Author:

Aaron Barker has been a senior digital editor at KPRC 2 since 2016. As a meteorologist, he specializes in stories about the weather. He has covered Hurricane Harvey, the Astros first World Series win, the Santa Fe High School shooting, the ITC fire and Tropical Storm Imelda.