Photograph by Rebecca Hale, NG Staff
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Buzz Aldrin, astronaut and author of National Geographic books To the Moon and Back and No Dream Is Too High, is one of only 12 humans ever to have set foot on the moon.

Photograph by Rebecca Hale, NG Staff

Moon landing celebrates 50th anniversary

New books from National Geographic honor space exploration and the historic Apollo 11 mission.

National Geographic is the best on the planet when it comes to out-of-this-world storytelling, from the deepest oceans to the farthest reaches of the universe. During this 50th anniversary year of the first moon landing, we are celebrating space exploration with a wonder-inducing intergalactic journey. Here are five books to take along for the ride.

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Bonus content! Build your own Apollo 11 Eagle lunar module with the special insert materials in the back of the book. Check out our helpful how-to video above for full instructions.