Apollo 11 factsAstronautics quiz
How long did it take Apollo 11 flight to reach the Moon?
3 days. It took 1 minute of flight to reach Mach 1 and 12 minutes to enter Earth's orbit. After one and a half orbits, the third-stage engine pushed the spacecraft onto its three-day long travel to the Moon.
How long did Neil Armstrong’s first moon walk last?
2½ hours. Each of the subsequent five Apollo program landings were allotted gradually longer periods for EVA activities – the crew of Apollo 17, by comparison, spent over 22 hours exploring the lunar surface.