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By some estimates, landing astronauts on the moon was the greatest achievement of the 20th century. In honor of the 50th anniversary of that feat of space travel, we’re proud to offer this special report, which chronicles how we got to the moon, and how we might return in the future.

In this special report, explore:

A dramatic new 3-D view of how the moon landing really happened
All 122 lunar landing attempts visualized in one stunning infographic
A survey of geologic specimens harvested during the Apollo missions
A call by the director general of the European Space Agency for international cooperation on the moon.
And much more!

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