NASA views its return to the Moon as a proving ground for an onward mission to Mars in the 2030s.
NASA trained the three Apollo 11 astronauts on the art of taking pictures in space.
This replica travels at a speed of 97 kmph, while the original vehicle could only reach a top speed of 12 km.
There are many Internet sites that are trying to prove the landing never happened or questioning the mission.
The moon has revealed itself to be a complicated character and we consider it as we would a fellow traveller
Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator said, “We are...going to the Moon to stay, and moving beyond to Mars.”
NASA loaned 18 rock samples for the study and they came from the Apollo 12 and 15 missions.
Of all the six mission, the Apollo 11 mission got back only 22 kilograms of moon rocks, the least amount of samples.
To get grams of these precious samples on Earth, scientists go through a rigorous process when requesting a sample.
Artemis is still in very early stages of planning, and yet to receive Congress's approval for funding.
The agency plans to have a communication satellite orbiting the moon by 2022.