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Apollo 11 Space Mission 50th Anniversary: NASA Shares Throwback Lunar Pictures & Videos From the First Manned Moon Landing

Throwback Lunar Pictures & Videos From the First Manned Moon Landing (Photo Credits: @NASA/ Twitter)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), space lovers, scientists and researchers are celebrating the Apollo 11 Space Mission 50th anniversary. The Space Mission with American astronauts, Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin Aldrin Jr. took off on July 16, 1969. And rightly four days later, on July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to step on the celestial body, with Collins remaining behind the lunar orbit. It was a big achievement by the humankind and the work will be cherished lifelong. Celebrating the Apollo 11 Space Mission 50th anniversary, NASA has shared stunning throwback lunar pictures and videos for all space lovers. 13 Spectacular Facts About NASA’s First Moon Mission and Apollo 11. 

There are many conspiracy theories related to NASA’s Apollo 11 space mission, with some questioning if at all was accomplished. With that providing no valid source or confirmation, space lovers continue to cherish Apollo 11 Space Mission 1969. The journey was not easy. But as promised by 35th U.S. President John F. Kennedy, technology made the space manned moon landing possible. From Saturn V, the super heavy-lift launch vehicle used by NASA for Apollo 11 to Armstrong’s famous quote to the particles collected from the lunar surface, let us take a look what the space administration has to offer on Moon Landing 50th anniversary. Top Googled Questions About Apollo 11 Space Mission Answered Ahead of 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing. 

Meet the Three Astronauts

Intra Vehicular Suit

These were the uniform that three American scientists, Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins wore during the Apollo 11 space mission. This is the first time, such an image has been shared. Did you notice Collins’ suit looks a bit different?

Two Hours Ahead of the Launch

Apollo 11 Moon Rock Samples from Space Missions

After NASA’s Apollo Missions, the space administration reportedly set aside three Moon rock samples. Scientists in the video can be seen to examine these untouched Moon rocks.

Armstrong Voice

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind,” spoke Neil Armstrong when he put his step on the lunar surface. Edwin Aldrin Jr. joined him 19 minutes later.

Saturn V Rocket on the Washington Monument

Saturn V was an American human-rated heavy lift-launch vehicle that has been used by NASA for its space missions from 1967 to 1973. The Saturn V was launched 13 times from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On the occasion of Apollo 11 50th anniversary, the National Air and Space Museum projects an image of the rocket that took the astronauts to the Moon, placed on the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

Pic of the Lunar Surface

Along with the USA and the Soviet Union, many nations have had unmanned crash landings on the surface of the Moon. The countries successfully launching such missions include, Japan, the United States, French Guiana, China, and India. NASA is now gearing up to make another new crewed moon landing space mission by 2024 though its Artemis program.