The Moon rocks!

7/20/1969

Apollo 11 Astronaut Edwin E. (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr., posed on the surface of the Moon next to the U.S. flag on July 20, 1969. The second man ever to walk on the Moon, Aldrin, along with mission commander Neil A. Armstrong, erected the flag, took photographs, collected rock samples, and experimented with moving under gravity one-sixth that of Earth’s.

National Archives, Records of the U.S. Information Agency


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