Also in attendance were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin, Kennedy Center Director Robert Cabana, Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Marillyn Hewson, along with Rick Armstrong (the son of Apollo 11's Commander Neil Armstrong).
U.S. President Donald Trump said in a statement Saturday that the moon landing was a steppingstone to future space missions: "I have instructed the National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA) to send the next man and first woman to the Moon and to take the next giant leap - sending Americans to Mars".
The landing was an enormous diplomatic and technological Cold War-era achievement for the USA, which was bested by the Soviet Union in putting the first human and satellite in space.
Nasa marked the anniversary by streaming footage of the launch online, giving a new generation a chance to see the historic moment that was watched by half a billion people 50 years ago.
Charlie Duke, the capsule communicator, responded from mission control in Houston: "Roger, Tranquility".
Military personnel put on a parachute display, and live bands performed.
A little over six hours later, at 10:56 p.m. ET, Armstrong stepped on the lunar surface and uttered his immortal words - which he later said he thought about during the flight and prior to exiting Eagle.
Fifty years on from the Apollo 11 mission, Nasa remains the only organisation to ever land a man on the moon.
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It plans to establish a lunar orbiting platform, called a "Gateway", studying how living organisms react to the radiation and microgravity of a deep space environment over a long period, as it looks ahead to a crewed Mars mission in the 2030s. "Working with the team back here on Earth they quickly resolved the problem without betraying the slightest anxiety", Pence said.
The plan will involve the recruitment of private companies and global partners, the construction of a lunar space station and manned landings at the Moon's south pole within five years.
Pence announced Saturday that the Orion space capsule was ready to take astronauts to the moon as part of the Artemis program.
During his interview with Aldrin, Pence expressed confidence that Trump would follow through with the program despite his stated frustration with NASA's decision to use the moon as a jumping-off point to get to Mars. "Is that a possibility?" the Republican president asked Bridenstine during an event in the White House Oval Office.
"I lead a quiet life", he said.
At 23:48 BST, Russian space agency Roscosmos tweeted that the spacecraft had docked successfully.
"We go now to the Moon, not as a destination, but as a proving ground for all the technology, science, and human exploration efforts that will be critical for missions to Mars". The Orion vehicle is part of the Artemis lunar exploration program but is meant to be used to carry astronauts to asteroids and, sooner or later, on Mars.