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Lunar Module in Space
A top-down view of a Saturn rocket as it launches

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 5-12

This NASA video segment describes what occurred during the Apollo 11 mission once the Saturn V rocket reached space. Viewers can watch as the command module docks with the lunar module. Learn about the tasks the astronauts completed on their three-day trip to the moon. Some of the tasks mentioned are studying charts, making observations, collecting data and taking photographs.

Lunar Module in Space
Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds
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This video clip is part of the Flight of Apollo 11 (The Eagle Has Landed) DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.

Other video learning clips in this series:
Historical Quotations About Space Exploration
July 16, 1969: Apollo 11 Lifts Off
Astronauts Work Aboard the Lunar Module
Destination: The Moon
Astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin Arrive on the Moon
Leaving the Moon, Eagle Heads for Columbia
The Mission Ends Safely: Astronauts Head for Debriefing
Mission Complete: Review and Evaluation