Category: apollo 11

Planet Earth, seen from the Apollo 11 spacecra…

Planet Earth, seen from the Apollo 11 spacecraft as it orbited the Moon, July 1969.

(NASA)

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 chil…

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 children’s book Hier Apollo, which chronicled the voyage of Apollo 11. Released in English as Journey to the Moon.

Neil Armstrong makes a giant leap for mankind,…

Neil Armstrong makes a giant leap for mankind, July 20, 1969. Illustrated by Pierre Mion.

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 chil…

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 children’s book Hier Apollo, which chronicled the voyage of Apollo 11. Released in English as Journey to the Moon.

February 12, 1969 – Apollo 11 astronaut Neil A…

February 12, 1969 – Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong trains at the Lunar Landing Research Facility at NASA Langley. (NASA)

Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong makes pizz…

Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong makes pizza for his family, 1969.

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Happy Birthday to moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, born…

Happy Birthday to moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, born as Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, on January 20, 1930.

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, J…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 1969. Painted in 1984 by Alan Bean.

Happy Birthday to Buzz Aldrin, born as Edwin E…

Happy Birthday to Buzz Aldrin, born as Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, on January 20, 1930. And for those of you who don’t know who he is, this living legend is the second man to walk on the Moon.

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