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Apollo 11 - July 16, 1969
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S69-34875 (June 1969) --- The official emblem of Apollo 11, the United States' first scheduled lunar landing mission.
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This is the official crew portrait of the Apollo 11 astronauts. Neil A. Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, Module Pilot; Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Lunar Module Pilot.
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Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins, wearing space suits, leave the elevator after descending from the top of the launch tower.
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Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong (front) and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. walk across the mobile launcher to enter their Apollo 11 spacecraft.
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Personnel atop the 402-ft. Mobile Service Structure look back at the Apollo 11 spacecraft as the tower is moved away during a Countdown Demonstration Test.
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Hundreds of news media representatives prepare for the big moment -- the liftoff of Apollo 11.
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The Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida on July 16, 1969.
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AS11-36-5299 (16 July 1969) --- This view of Earth showing clouds over water was photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft following translunar injection. While astronauts Neil A
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Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. making his exit from the Lunar Module (LM) “Eagle” to the lunar surface.
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AS11-40-5873 (20 July 1969) --- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface.
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(20 July 1969) --- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag.
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Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, deploying the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP).
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(20 July 1969) --- The flag of the United States, deployed on the surface of the moon, dominates this photograph taken from inside the Lunar Module (LM).
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(20 July 1969) --- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, prepares to deploy the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) during Apollo 11.
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The Apollo 11 spacecraft Command Module is photographed being lowered to the deck of the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic lunar landing mission.
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New York City welcomes Apollo 11 crewmen in a showering of ticker tape down Broadway and Park Avenue in a parade termed as the largest in the city's history.