Google Doodle marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Today, Google doodle marks one of the most memorable events in science, humankind, engineering and spaceflight, the NASA's Apollo 11 mission.

Google launched a special animated video doodle showing the journey of human’s from moon and back. Apollo 11's command module pilot, Michael Collins will take the viewers to the moon. Michael Collins is former American astronaut and test pilot. He was the command module pilot for Apollo 11 mission. He was the fourth person to perform a spacewalk.

This interesting video starts off with the launch of one of the most powerful rocket, the Saturn V. This rocket was released into the space from the Kennedy Space Centre in 1969. On this mission, after travelling for more than 240,000 miles, the command module came to a stop in the lunar orbit. This groundbreaking journey came to an end on July 24th and was returned to earth.

-Akhila Kakarala