Category: apollo 50

“Tranquility Base” on the Moon, pi…

“Tranquility Base” on the Moon, pictured in Revell box art for an Apollo 11 model, 1969.

How to wear an Apollo 11 spacesuit. “It might …

How to wear an Apollo 11 spacesuit. “It might be called a one-man spaceship of the smallest possible dimensions.” From the NASA documentary Moonwalk One, 1971.

The view from Apollo 11, July 1969.

The view from Apollo 11, July 1969.

Inside mission control when the Apollo 11 astr…

Inside mission control when the Apollo 11 astronauts first walked on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

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Buzz Aldrin enjoying the view, July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin enjoying the view, July 20, 1969.

The cover of Newsweek, July 28, 1969, addresse…

The cover of Newsweek, July 28, 1969, addressed to N.A. Armstrong in Seabrook, Texas.

Hoisting the first stage of the Apollo rocket …

Hoisting the first stage of the Apollo rocket in the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, 1969. Illustrated by Henry C. Pitz for the NASA Art Program.

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Firing Room, Apollo 11, watercolor on paper by…

Firing Room, Apollo 11, watercolor on paper by James Wyeth, July 1969. Courtesy of the National Air and Space Museum.

Neil Armstrong talks cargo: moon rocks.

Neil Armstrong talks cargo: moon rocks.