July 16, 1969
Neil Armstrong led his crew aboard the Saturn V rocket. He carries the oxygen supply, and after four days he will walk on the moon. (Credit: NASA)
At 09.32 EDT begins the mission. Half an hour earlier, Armstrong commented that the crew was very comfortable: "This morning is very good." (Credit: NASA)
An hour after the trip, Armstrong shoots this picture of Michael Collins holding the television camera. (Credit: NASA)
July 17, 1969
The crew moves to the Moon. They perceive this picture as they look back to Earth, which has become one of the most famous pictures of the planet during the Apollo program.
Here is Edwin "Buzz," which Aldrin removes from his sun glasses into the lunar module "Orel," the spacecraft that will take him to the Moon.
Apollo 11 has entered the orbit of the moon and flies to the far side. There they shoot, and Michael Collins exclaims: "My God, they are monsters" for the mountains and craters of the moon's surface. (19659003) July 20, 1969
At 102 hours and 45 minutes in the mission, the Moon Module "Orel" comes into contact with the Moon. Once Aldrin and Armstrong step out, they take pictures, including this emblematic footprint image of the shoe.
Aldrin and Armstrong put a US flag on the moon surface and greeted Aldrin. The top pillar does not stretch properly, leaving the flag partially folded, as you can see here. Armstrong takes this picture of Aldrin, but the reflection in his visor captures both as they stand on the moon. This is the most reproduced image of the missions of Apollo. (Credit: NASA)
Armstrong is in love with the lunar module Orel and is excited about how well everything is going. Later, he will explain that he thinks he has not enough time to do whatever he wants. (19659003) July 21, 1969
The crew regrouped as the Lunar Module "Eagle" returns to Colombia, which Michael Collins flew around the Moon. Collins took this picture in the far side of the Moon when Eagles approached Colombia. You can see how the Earth rises from behind. (Credit: NASA)
Now that we are moving away from the moon and returning home, the crew looks back and takes pictures of the great gray stone in the sky.
July 22, 1969
The crew comes home to meet the hero and takes pictures of their approach to the Earth. Although difficult to understand from this distant country, South America is a prominent continent here. (Credit: NASA)
July 23, 1969
Today, the crew has struck midway between the moon and the Earth. Here you can see the Sahara desert with all its orange glory. (19659003) July 24, 1969
So near the Earth that more than filling the frames of their cameras, the crew will land today. (Credit: NASA)
Spreading! They land safely in the Pacific and are rescued in a small boat to be decontaminated and then moved to quarantine for three weeks. (19659027) or Twitter or Instagram Join a million fans of the future by enjoying our [ . ]
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