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Buzz Aldrin on the moon's surface, with American flag
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin ScD ’63 stands on the lunar surface.

Spotlight: Jul 20, 2024

Fifty-five years ago this week, on July 20, 1969, NASA landed the Apollo 11 mission, and the first humans, on the moon. The mission’s computer system, called the Apollo Guidance Computer, was designed by the MIT Instrumentation Lab, now the independent Draper.

Jul 20, 2024

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