Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Space the Final Frontier, Apollo 11 Clip Art

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AS11-44-6552 July 11, 1969 This view of the Earth rising over the Moon's horizon was taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft. The lunar terrain pictured is in the area of Smyth's Sea on the nearside.

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Coordinates of the center of the terrain are 85 degrees east longitude and 3 degrees north latitude. While astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander; and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot, descended in the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the Moon, astronaut Michael Collins remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) "Columbia" in lunar orbit.

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Apollo 11 Earth Moon

AS11-44-6642 LM approaches CSM for docking / earthrise in the background July 21, 1969

This view of the Earth rising over the Moon's horizon

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RELATED: Space the Final Frontier, Apollo 11 EVA - Astronaut Edwin E."Buzz" Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 exravehicular activity (EVA).

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