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Photo-s69-39530
Apollo Imagery
The interior of the Lunar Module
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S69-39530 (18 July 1969) --- The interior of the Lunar Module (LM), seen in this color reproduction taken from the third television transmission from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, during its trans-lunar journey toward the moon. This view is looking toward some of the LM's displays and controls over the left shoulder of astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The LM was still docked nose to nose with the Command and Service Modules (CSM). Apollo 11 was approximately 176,000 nautical miles from Earth, and traveling at a speed of about 3,200 feet per second when this photograph was taken. Also, in the LM with Aldrin was astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander. Astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained in the Command Module (CM) while astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin explored the moon.

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