Category: apollo 11

Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong on the set of First Man in…

Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong on the set of First Man in Atlanta. It’s interesting it took this long for Hollywood to make a proper feature film about the Apollo 11 mission. There have been documentaries and TV movies, but we’ve never gotten the big-budget version of it.

The Moon, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 1969.

The Moon, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 1969.

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon,…

Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969. Chromogenic print on Kodak paper.

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969, photographed by fellow…

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969, photographed by fellow moonwalker Neil Armstrong.

Don’t buy into the viral fakery of accounts like History in…

Don’t buy into the viral fakery of accounts like History in Moments. This Ralph Morse photo is from March 1969, several months before Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969. Ugh.

Oh, here’s an actual photo of Neil Armstrong “eating his last breakfast on Earth before leaving for the moon.”

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin deploys the Solar Wind…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin deploys the Solar Wind Composition experiment on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon,…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the surface of the Moon, photographed by Neil Armstrong, July 1969. (LIFE)

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong train for…

Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong train for the Moon at the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, April 29, 1969.

Go inside an Apollo spacesuit in a 1969 illustration by Paul…

Go inside an Apollo spacesuit in a 1969 illustration by Paul Calle.