Category: apollo 11

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 …

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 16, 1969.

(NASA)

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on launch day,…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on launch day, July 16, 1969.

Mexico and beyond, as seen from orbit on the f…

Mexico and beyond, as seen from orbit on the first day of the Apollo 11 mission, July 16, 1969.

TODAY IN HISTORY: On July 16, 1969, a voyage i…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On July 16, 1969, a voyage into history begins when the Apollo 11 mission blasts off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Planet Earth on July 16, 1969, photographed on…

Planet Earth on July 16, 1969, photographed on the first day of the Apollo 11 mission.

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 …

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 16, 1969.

(NASA)

Apollo 11 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral,…

Apollo 11 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, July 16, 1969. Painted in watercolor for NASA by Robert McCall. 

Apollo 11 rises to the occasion on July 16, 19…

Apollo 11 rises to the occasion on July 16, 1969.

(NASA Kennedy Space Center)

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views …

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views of planet Earth, shot from the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the first day of the historic mission to the Moon.

(NASA)

July 16, 1969 – The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen …

July 16, 1969 – The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen from inside the firing room at Cape Canaveral, Florida.