A view of Earth as the Lunar Module Eagle lifts off from the Moon


  • Photo Number: AS11-44-6642

  • Release Date: 20-Jul-1969

  • Description: With a half-Earth in the background, the Lunar Module ascent stage with Moon-walking Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin Jr. approaches for a rendezvous with the Apollo Command Module manned by Michael Collins. The Apollo 11 liftoff from the Moon came early, ending a 22-hour stay on the Moon by Armstrong and Aldrin.

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