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What is on the moon?
We now know the moon has no living things. It has no air and water, so plants, animals and people cannot live in the open there.
What did the astronauts do on the moon?
They collected "moon rocks" and "moon dust" to bring back to earth.

What are moon missions?
People have been to the moon during "moon missions." The people who have gone to the moon are called "astronauts." They rode in rockets, also called "spacecraft."
What did Neil Armstrong say when he stepped on the moon?
When Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the the moon, he said "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind!"
What was the spacecraft for the first moon mission?
The spacecraft the astronauts had a "command module," and a "lunar module."

The command module stayed in orbit around the moon, while the lunar module landed on the moon.
Who were the first men on the moon?
The first men to land on the moon were Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins.
How many times have astronauts been to the moon?
American astronauts have been to the moon six times! The first trip to the moon was in 1969. The last trip was in 1972. These missions to the moon were called "Apollo" missions. It took three days to get there!