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July 16, 1969 – July 20, 1969

Apollo 11 Mission

One of the most important spaceflights in the history of mankind.

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Our Home from Space

Picture of the Earth take by Apollo 11 Astronauts
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July 16, 1969 – July 20, 1969

The Apollo spacecraft got cut off from the Earth!!

On July 19 at 17:21:50 UTC, Apollo 11 passed behind the Moon and fired its service propulsion engine to enter lunar orbit. In the thirty orbits that followed, the crew saw passing views of their landing site in the southern Sea of Tranquility about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of the crater Sabine D.

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… at last with “Earthrise on Moon” home came into the view.
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Lunar Module – Eagle undocked from Command Module – Columbia to Land on the Moon!
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"That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969
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July 16, 1969 – July 20, 1969

Apollo 11 Mission

One of the most important spaceflight in the history of mankind
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Our Home from Space

Picture of the Earth take by Apollo 11 Astronauts
Eagle command2
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moon
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July 16, 1969 – July 20, 1969

The Apollo spacecraft got cut off from the Earth!!

On July 19 at 17:21:50 UTC, Apollo 11 passed behind the Moon and fired its service propulsion engine to enter lunar orbit. In the thirty orbits that followed, the crew saw passing views of their landing site in the southern Sea of Tranquility about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of the crater Sabine D.

… at last with “Earthrise on Moon” home came into the view.
Earth on moon
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Colombia
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dettached eagle
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Lunar Module – Eagle undocked from Command Module – Columbia to Land on the Moon!

"That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind."

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969
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This page is designed and managed by Syed Muneeb Ali who is a Pakistani award-winning Science writer, science journalist and amateur astronomer. Along with writing Science, he loves to do Scientific Designs.

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