Remembering Apollo 11
On July 20, 1969, the America's Apollo 11 landed on the moon, making history as the first humans set foot on another world.
Top image: Apollo 11 Launch
The Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket climbs toward orbit after liftoff from Pad 39A at 9:32 a.m. EDT on July 16, 1969. Onboard were astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin.
Bottom image: Aldrin Looks Back at Tranquility Base
Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin was photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the moon by mission commander Neil Armstrong. Aldrin had just deployed the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package. In the foreground is the Passive Seismic Experiment Package; beyond it is the Laser Ranging Retro-Reflector (LR-3); in the far right background is the Lunar Module "Eagle."
Image credit: NASA
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