Category: apollo 11

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket rolls out …

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket rolls out to launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral. What a sight.

(NASA)

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket (363 feet …

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket (363 feet tall) rolls out from the Vehicle Assembly Building to launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral. (NASA)

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin at Cape Canav…

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin at Cape Canaveral, July 1969.

Neil Armstrong, space cowboy.

Neil Armstrong, space cowboy.

(SDASM)

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mi…

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mission, July 16-24, 1969.

(Apollo Archive)

February 24, 1969 – Apollo 11 moonwalkers Neil…

February 24, 1969 – Apollo 11 moonwalkers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin train for the Moon by going on a geology field trip to the Sierra Blanca region in West Texas. (NASA)

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle,…

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle, Mario Cooper, Erich Fuchs, and Paul Fjeld.

The Apollo 11 lunar surface television camera …

The Apollo 11 lunar surface television camera held by Stan Lebar, leader of the Westinghouse team that developed it.

August 13, 1969 – New Yorkers cheer Apollo 11 …

August 13, 1969 – New Yorkers cheer Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Neil Armstrong in a parade down 42nd Street.

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong loads rocks…

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong loads rocks into the lunar module, as painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1985.