Four days later, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step foot on the moon’s surface.
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
The full moon this weekend is expected to be the largest of the year.
The moon was born out of a giant collision between a body the size of Mars and the Earth, researchers say.
Among best known hits over decades-long career was “Moon River.”