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[On the moon] “It’s an interesting place to be. I recommend it.” –Neil Armstrong
Happy Apollo 11 Day! July 16, 1969.
The crew of Apollo 11 on their walk into history.
AP11-69-H-976 (19 June 1969) – Command Module Pilot Michael Collins in Command Module simulator during simulated rendezvous and docking maneuver.
(21 July 1969) — The Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) ascent stage, with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. onboard, is photographed from the Command and Services Modules (CSM) in lunar orbit. This view is looking west with the Earth rising above the lunar horizon. Astronaut Michael Collins remained with the CSM in lunar orbit while Armstrong and Aldrin explored the moon. The LM is approaching from below. The maze area in the background is Smyth’s Sea. At right center is International Astronomical Union crater No. 189.