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Apollo 11

The mission plan of Apollo 11 was to land two men on the lunar surface and return them safely to Earth. The spacecraft carried a crew of three: Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., was launched by a Saturn V from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, and after three days until they entered lunar orbit. Collins was awaiting on Lunar orbit while the Eagle Lunar Module with Armstrong and Aldrin and has landed in Moon's Mare Tranquillitatis at 3:17 p.m. EST on July 20, 1969.

Immediately after landing on the Moon, Armstrong and Aldrin prepared the LM for liftoff as a contingency measure. Following the meal, the astronauts began preparations for the descent to the lunar surface. Armstrong emerged from the spacecraft first. While descending, he released the Modularized Equipment Stowage Assembly on which the surface television camera was stowed, and the camera recorded humankind's first step on the Moon. A sample of lunar surface material was collected and stowed to assure that, if a contingency required an early end to the planned surface activities, samples of lunar surface material would be returned to Earth. Astronaut Aldrin subsequently descended to the lunar surface.

The astronauts collected lunar samples, deployed several experiments, and made photographs of the lunar surface. Two and a quarter hours later, the astronauts reentered the Lunar Module, after which the astronauts slept. The ascent from the lunar surface began 21 hours and 36 minutes after the lunar landing. In about four days, the Command Module entered Earth atmosphere and landed in the Pacific Ocean.
AS11-40-5903_alt - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Astronaut Edwin Aldrin walks near the Lunar Module
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Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the USS Hornet

Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronau...

Original caption: NASA/APOLLO. ABOARD THE USS HORNET - President Richard M. Nixon appears to be holding the Presidential Seal which is attached to the door of the Mobile Quarantine Facility during his greeting... more

Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Training in the Quitman Mountain Area

Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Trainin...

Original caption: HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS. GEOLOGY TRAINING - These two Apollo 11 astronauts are photographed during a geological field trip to the Quitman Mountain area near the Fort Quitman ruins in far west ... more

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

ARC Identifier 1257628 / Local Identifier 255-HQ-199. This film details the comprehensive coverage surrounding the July 1969 launch of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to th... more

AS11-40-5943 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin carries experiments to deployment area

AS11-40-5943 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Lunar Module (LM) pilot,carries the Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP) (left) and the Laser Ranging Retroreflector (LRRR)... more

AS11-40-5923 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar Module and Earth

AS11-40-5923 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module and...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Lunar Module (LM) ascent stage. The Earth is visible above the LM. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-44-6648 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb, Mare Smythii, Earth over horizon

AS11-44-6648 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb, Mare Smythii. Earth visible over horizon. Principal Point (p.p.) in space. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original fi... more

AS11-40-5882A - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

AS11-40-5882A - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektachrome EF SO... more

AS11-40-5920 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module +y footpad and contact prob

AS11-40-5920 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module +y f...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar Module (LM) +Y footpad and contact probe The Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment and television camera are visible in background. Image taken at... more

AS11-39-5787 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar Module on lunar surface

AS11-39-5787 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar M...

The original database describes this as: Description: Shadow of Lunar Module (LM) on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM after landing at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-37-5499 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5499 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thruster is visible in foreground. Image taken from inside the LM during the Ap... more

AS11-37-5474 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5474 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface at Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM and United States flag shadow are visible on lunar surface. Image taken from ins... more

AS11-44-6596 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6596 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-44-6568 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6568 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM) and footpads,Ground Elapsed Time (GET): 100:30. This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Ap... more

AS11-40-5887 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface near the  Lunar Module

AS11-40-5887 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface ne...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface near the Lunar Module (LM). LM ladder and struts are visible. Astronaut bootprints are visible on the lunar surface. This is the region fro... more

AS11-44-6628 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent near Crater 270 and 199, Mare Smythii

AS11-44-6628 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent near Crater 270 and 199, Mare Smythii. Crater 270 is is officially named Saha,Crater 199 is named Saenger.... more

AS11-37-5515 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5515 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters in foreground. Image taken from inside the LM during the Apollo 11 Mis... more

AS11-44-6604 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon

AS11-44-6604 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Mare Smythii . Earth on the horizon. Edge of window in right field of view. Image was taken after separation of the LM and the Comma... more

AS11-40-5875 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin salutes the U.S. flag that has been placed on the moon

AS11-40-5875 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Lunar Module (LM) pilot, salutes the U.S. flag that has been placed on the moon. The LM is visible in the left field of view. Nu... more

AS11-39-5818 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of LM thrusters and U.S. flag visible on lunar surface

AS11-39-5818 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of LM thru...

The original database describes this as: Description: Shadow of Lunar Module (LM) thrusters visible on lunar surface. United States (U.S.) flag visible also. Image taken from inside the LM after landing at Tra... more

AS11-44-6683 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Earth

AS11-44-6683 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Earth

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Earth terminator. One third of Earth sphere illuminated,East Africa visible. Image was taken after the transearth insertion as the Apollo 11 cr... more

AS11-36-5388 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut inside the Lunar Module

AS11-36-5388 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut inside ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Unfocused view of an astronaut, possibly Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., in the Lunar Module (LM) after LM hatch opening. Image taken during the transluner phase of ... more

AS11-44-6562 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6562 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6634 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6634 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth appears on the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ma... more

AS11-36-5365 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module (LM) Docking Target

AS11-36-5365 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module (LM)...

The original database describes this as: Description: A close-up view of the docking target on the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) photographed from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the LM/CSM docking i... more

AS11-44-6635 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6635 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth appears on the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ma... more

AS11-36-5323 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth limb

AS11-36-5323 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth limb

The original database describes this as: Description: Earth limb. Image taken during transluner phase of the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled N; Film type: S0-368 Color; 80mm lens; Tilt mi... more

AS11-44-6567 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6567 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM) and footpads,Ground Elapsed Time (GET): 100:15. This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Ap... more

AS11-40-5914 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and horizon with Lunar Module visible

AS11-40-5914 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon, with partial view of the Lunar Module (LM). Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine... more

AS11-40-5926 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  -Z Lunar Module footpad

AS11-40-5926 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - -Z Lunar Module ...

The original database describes this as: Description: -Z Lunar Module (LM) footpad. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektachrome EF... more

AS11-42-6237 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Craters Theophilus, Madler, Daguerre

AS11-42-6237 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Craters Theophilu...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon,Craters Theophilis,Madler,Daguerre. Image taken from the Command and Service Module (CSM) during the Apollo 11 mission while on a near circula... more

AS11-40-5872 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin sets up the SWC experiment on the lunar surface

AS11-40-5872 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, sets up the Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment, facing it toward the sun. The LM sits to the right... more

AS11-37-5439 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, with Earth visible over the horizon

AS11-37-5439 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, wit...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon. High oblique of lunar horizon. Lunar Module (LM) in foreground. Earth is visible above the lunar horizon. Image taken from inside the LM fro... more

AS11-44-6643 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6643 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth visible over horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film maga... more

AS11-36-5390 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

AS11-36-5390 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module pilot, inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken during the... more

AS11-44-6541 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb near Crater 221, TO 46

AS11-44-6541 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb,Near Crater 221,officially named King. Lunar Module (LM) thruster visible in right field of view. Target of Opportunity (TO) 46. TO 46 is... more

AS11-44-6548 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6548 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6602 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon

AS11-44-6602 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Mare Smythii . Earth on the horizon. Edge of window in right field of view. Image was taken after separation of the LM and the Comma... more

AS11-36-5392 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Fight controls inside the Lunar Module

AS11-36-5392 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Fight controls in...

The original database describes this as: Description: View flight controls inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken during the transluner phase of the Apoll... more

AS11-37-5480 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5480 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thruster shadow and United States flag are visible on lunar surface. Image take... more

AS11-37-5551 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5551 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface at Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters visible in foreground. Seismometer and laser reflector visible on lunar ... more

AS11-40-5959 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

AS11-40-5959 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-44-6576 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6576 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-39-5786 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar Module on lunar surface

AS11-39-5786 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar M...

The original database describes this as: Description: Shadow of Lunar Module (LM) on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM after landing at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-36-5391 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

AS11-36-5391 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot, adjust his comunication headset as he works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection a... more

AS11-44-6587 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6587 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-39-5747 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module thruster and lunar surface

AS11-39-5747 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module thru...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar Module (LM) thruster and lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM after landing at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-44-6640 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6640 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-40-5873 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin stands beside the SWC experiment on the lunar surface

AS11-40-5873 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, stands beside the Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment,facing the camera. The LM is visible behind A... more

AS11-40-5968 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

AS11-40-5968 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. The staff from the Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment is visible on the surface. Image taken at Tranquility Base during th... more

AS11-44-6626 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Crater 199 and TO 55

AS11-44-6626 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent. Crater 199 on right edge and Target of Opportunity (TO) 55. Crater 199 is officially named Saenger. TO 55... more

AS11-37-5440 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, with Earth visible over the horizon

AS11-37-5440 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, wit...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon. High oblique of lunar horizon. Lunar Module (LM) in foreground. Earth is visible above the lunar horizon. Image taken from inside the LM fro... more

AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6557 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-44-6610 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb, Crater 309 and 308

AS11-44-6610 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Crater 309 in background, Crater 308 in foreground. Crater 309 is officially named Racah. Crater 308 is named Daedalus. Image was tak... more

AS11-44-6558 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6558 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5903_alt - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Astronaut Edwin Aldrin walks near the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5903_alt - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Ed...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot, walks near the module as a picture is taken of him. Discoloration is visible on his boots and suit f... more

AS11-44-6641 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6641 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-37-5528 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Neil A. Armstrong inside the Lunar Module after EVA

AS11-37-5528 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Neil A. Armstrong...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander inside the Lunar Module (LM) as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of the Extravehicular Activ... more

AS11-36-5319 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth limb

AS11-36-5319 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth limb

The original database describes this as: Description: Earth limb. Image taken during transluner phase of the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled N; Film type: S0-368 Color; 80mm lens; Tilt mi... more

AS11-44-6603 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon

AS11-44-6603 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Mare Smythii . Earth on the horizon. Edge of window in right field of view. Image was taken after separation of the LM and the Comma... more

AS11-40-5970 - Apollo 11

AS11-40-5970 - Apollo 11

Apollo 11 - AS11-36-5291 through AS11-45-6714b

AS11-44-6561 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6561 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5862 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin prepares to egress the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5862 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: View looking up the Lunar Module (LM) ladder as Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., the LM pilot, prepares to egress the module. Image taken at Tranquility Base... more

AS11-40-5963 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin takes a core-tube sample

AS11-40-5963 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, prepares to take a core-tube sample. The Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) experiment is visible in front of... more

AS11-44-6578 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6578 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-37-5481 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5481 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface at Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thruster shadow and United States flag are visible on lunar surface. Image taken ... more

AS11-37-5532 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Edwin Aldrin Jr. inside the Lunar Module after EVA

AS11-37-5532 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Edwin Aldrin Jr. ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Unfocused view of Astronaut Edwin Aldrin Jr,Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot inside the Lunar Module (LM) as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of ... more

AS11-44-6593 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6593 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-44-6574 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6574 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM),Ground Elapsed Time (GET): 100:50. This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Missi... more

AS11-40-5964 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin takes a core-tube sample

AS11-40-5964 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, takes a core-tube sample. The Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) experiment is visible in front of Aldrin. ... more

AS11-37-5490 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5490 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM shadow is visible on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM during the A... more

AS11-44-6566 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6566 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM) and footpads,Ground Elapsed Time (GET): 100:15. This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Ap... more

AS11-37-5441 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, with Earth visible over the horizon

AS11-37-5441 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon, wit...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon. High oblique of lunar horizon. Lunar Module (LM) in foreground. Earth is visible above the lunar horizon. Image taken from inside the LM fro... more

AS11-44-6564 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb, with Earth on the horizon, Mare Smythii Region

AS11-44-6564 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Moon limb with Earth on the horizon,Mare Smythii Region. Earth rise. This image was taken before separation of the LM and the Command Module during... more

AS11-40-5850 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of the lunar surface and Lunar Module at Tranquility Base

AS11-40-5850 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of the lunar...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the lunar surface with Lunar Module (LM) strut and foot pad visible. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ma... more

AS11-40-5886 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Neil Armstrong works at the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5886 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Neil Ar...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Mission Commander, works at the Lunar Module (LM). The U.S. Flag and Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment are visible. Shad... more

AS11-37-5555 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5555 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters visible in foreground. United States flag visible on lunar surface. I... more

AS11-40-5950 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Deployed experiments and Lunar Module

AS11-40-5950 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Deployed experime...

The original database describes this as: Description: Assembled Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP) in foreground with the Laser Ranging Retroreflector (LRRR),U.S. Flag,television camera and the Apollo ... more

AS11-39-5776 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar Module on lunar surface

AS11-39-5776 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Shadow of Lunar M...

The original database describes this as: Description: Shadow of Lunar Module (LM) on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM after landing at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-36-5339 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth view over Central and North America

AS11-36-5339 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Earth view over C...

The original database describes this as: Description: Earth view over Central and North America. Image taken during the transluner phase of the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled N; Film typ... more

AS11-40-5901 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and Lunar Module footpad

AS11-40-5901 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Close up view of lunar surface and Lunar Module (LM) footpad. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labe... more

AS11-37-5523 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5523 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM shadow obscures most of field of view. Unites States flag visible. Image taken ... more

AS11-44-6575 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6575 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM),Ground Elapsed Time (GET): 100:50. This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Missi... more

AS11-40-5930 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon Module

AS11-40-5930 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon with shadow of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong in foreground as he takes the photo. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo... more

AS11-37-5545 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5545 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface at ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface at Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters visible in foreground. United States flag visibIe on lunar surface. Imag... more

AS11-40-5953 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP)

AS11-40-5953 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Passive Seismic E...

The original database describes this as: Description: The deployed Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP). Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled ... more

AS11-37-5464 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5464 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM shadow visible on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM during the Apo... more

AS11-37-5546 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5546 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters visible in foreground. United States flag visibIe on lunar surface. Im... more

AS11-40-5899 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  View of Apollo 1 plaque on the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5899 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Apollo 1...

The original database describes this as: Description: Close up view of Apollo 11 plaque on the Lunar Module (LM) strut and ladder. Plaque reads "Here Men From the Planet Earth First Set Foot on the Moon July ... more

AS11-40-5954 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

AS11-40-5954 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-37-5516 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5516 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base,the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM thrusters in foreground. Unites States flag visible on lunar surface. Image take... more

AS11-40-5918 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Swept ground adjacent to the +Y Lunar Module (LM) footpad

AS11-40-5918 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Swept ground adja...

The original database describes this as: Description: Swept ground adjacent to the +Y Lunar Module (LM) footpad. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled... more

AS11-40-5929 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin unpacks experiments from the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5929 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot,unpacks the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) from the Modularized Equipment Storag... more

AS11-44-6580 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Module separation from the Command Module

AS11-44-6580 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Lunar Mod...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of Lunar Module (LM). This image was taken during separation of the LM and the Command Module during Apollo 11 Mission. Blackness of space in backgrou... more

AS11-37-5489 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5489 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. LM shadow is visible on lunar surface. Image taken from inside the LM during the A... more

AS11-37-5467 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base

AS11-37-5467 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar horizon fro...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar horizon from Tranquility Base, the Lunar Module (LM) landing site. Unites States flag and LM thruster shadow visible on lunar surface. Image taken f... more

AS11-40-5925 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar Module footpads

AS11-40-5925 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module foo...

The original database describes this as: Description: -Z Lunar Module (LM) footpad in foreground with the +Y footpad in background. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film m... more

AS11-40-5931 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin unpacks experiments from the Lunar Module

AS11-40-5931 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin A...

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot,unpacks the Laser Ranging Retroflector (LRRR) and the Passive Seismic Experiment Package (PSEP) from ... more

AS11-44-6639 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6639 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ... more

AS11-44-6637 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

AS11-44-6637 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Moon limb...

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth appears on the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film ma... more

AS11-40-5915 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image -  Lunar surface and Lunar Module

AS11-40-5915 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface an...

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and Lunar Module (LM). Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektach... more