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Apollo 11 pre-launch press conference, July 19…

Apollo 11 pre-launch press conference, July 1969.

Views of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape…

Views of the Vehicle Assembly Building at Cape Canaveral, July 14, 1969, not long the launch of Apollo 11. Illustrated in watercolor and felt-tip pen by Robert McCall.

(Smithsonian Air & Space Museum)

The launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

Apollo 11 roars off the launch pad, July 16, 1…

Apollo 11 roars off the launch pad, July 16, 1969.

Earth and Moon, as seen during the Apollo 11 m…

Earth and Moon, as seen during the Apollo 11 mission, July 16-24, 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.

Apollo 11, by the numbers. From Apollo Initial…

Apollo 11, by the numbers. From Apollo Initial Lunar Landing Mission, published by @generalelectric, 1969.

The amazing women behind the Apollo 11 spacesu…

The amazing women behind the Apollo 11 spacesuit. Clip from the NASA documentary Moonwalk One, 1971.

Apollo 11 intravehicular spacesuits. From &ldq…

Apollo 11 intravehicular spacesuits. From “Apollo Initial Lunar Landing Mission,” General Electric, 1969.

Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit, 19…

Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit, 1969.