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The Apollo Program

Apollo 11

Apollo 11 patch
Neil A. Armstrong, commander
Michael Collins, command module pilot
Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot

Launched: 16 July 1969
Landed on Moon: 20 July 1969 on the
Mare Tranquillitatis (Sea of Tranquility)
Left the Moon: 21 July 1969
Returned to Earth: 24 July 1969

The first mission in which humans walked on the Moon. Upon landing in Mare Tranquilitatis (the Sea of Tranquility), Armstrong reported, "Houston, Tranquility Base here - the Eagle has landed." When Neil Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface he stated: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind". 19 minutes later "Buzz" Aldrin joined him on the lunar surface.

Official Apollo 11 Crew Photo Photo by Nasa

PHOTO: Official Apollo 11 Crew Photo The Official Crew Photo of the Apollo 11 Prime Crew. From left to right are Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module Pilot.

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