Most Iconic Magazine Covers Of All Time

Written by Keren Mikva

LIFE, Buzz Aldrin (1969)

Following the first U.S. moon landing, LIFE issued a special edition entitled “To the Moon and Back,” with a photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. Neil Armstrong shot the photo. The groundbreaking moment was immortalized in the magazine. The issue also provided biographies of the astronauts of Apollo 11 and a history of American manned space exploration.