Friday, January 2, 2015

Saturn V Liftoff

Saturn V Liftoff  NASA

The Moment of Truth for Apollo 11
The Apollo 11 space vehicle rises to clear the launch tower at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A.  Liftoff occurred at 9:32 a.m. EDT, July 16, 1969.  Crewmen Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. are speeding toward lunar orbit, from where Armstrong and Aldrin will attempt the first manned lunar landing.

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