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SPACE COOKIES – Here we have a package of Apol…

SPACE COOKIES – Here we have a package of Apollo 11 sugar cookie cubes. Sealed in a 4-ply, laminated film coating, the sweet treats could be eaten without the addition of water and were bite-sized to avoid the chances of crumbs getting loose in a zero-gravity environment. Fun fact: The sugar cookies were manufactured by the Whirlpool Corporation.

(Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum)

Apollo 11 pre-launch press conference, July 19…

Apollo 11 pre-launch press conference, July 1969.

Apollo 11 launch control, Cape Canaveral, July…

Apollo 11 launch control, Cape Canaveral, July 16, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

Apollo 11 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, July…

Apollo 11 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, July 16, 1969.

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

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

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Earth and Moon, July 21, 1969, photographed from the Apollo 11 command module.

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.

Apollo 11 intravehicular spacesuits. From &ldq…

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