22 Images From NASA That Will Make You Want to Be An Astronaut

| 23 Jan 2014 19:40

Mission: Apollo 11
Mission Length: July 16-24, 1969
Crew: Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins
Description: Above, liftoff of the historic moon landing mission, taken from the top of the launch gantry at pad 39A. Below, Armstrong can be seen in the visor of Buzz Aldrin as the two carry out their duties on the moon.
Trivia: This was the first moon landing, where Armstrong uttered "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" as he set foot on the moon on July 20. When the LEM, nicknamed Eagle, touched down on the surface of the moon at Tranquility Base, Armstrong said "The Eagle has landed."

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