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Photo-s69-39960
Apollo Imagery
Apollo 11 launch
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S69-39960 (16 July 1969) --- A fish-eye lens view of the launch of the huge, 363-feet-tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module 5/Saturn 506) space vehicle from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 9:32 a.m. (EDT), July 16, 1969. Aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 is the United States' first lunar landing mission. This photograph of the liftoff was taken by a camera mounted on the mobile launch tower.

Curator: JSC PAO Web Team | Responsible NASA Official: Amiko Kauderer | Updated: 11/01/2012
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