Man on the Moon
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.
Photographer - NASA