The Moon has always been a magical and mystical icon for people throughout history. It is the only natural satellite of Earth. It is the 2nd brightest object in the sky after the sun. Since prehistoric times, the Moon has been an object of fascination, awe, and even worship. July 20, 2009, is the 40th anniversary of the date that man first walked on the Moon. This special book combines the story of the preparation, journey, arrival, and landing of Apollo 11 with scientific information about the Moon and its influence on our culture through music, theater, literature, and more.