Thursday, January 1, 2015

Apollo 11 Liftoff, Moon Landing, July 20, 1969

Apollo 11 Moon Landing - July 20, 1969

Apollo 11 Liftoff. The huge 363-foot tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module 5/Saturn 506) space vehicle is launched from Kennedy Space Center, at 9:32 a.m. (EDT), July 16, 1969.  Aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot.  Apollo 11 is the United States' first lunar landing mission.

Color by Mike Roberts from official NASA film

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