To the Moon!

7/16/1969

In this July 16, 1969, photograph, Apollo 11 program director Air Force Lieutenant General Samuel C. Phillips monitors pre-launch activities. Four days later, Mission Commander Neil A. Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr., became the first humans to walk on the Moon.

National Archives, Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


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