The Apollo 11 command module Columbia carried astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins to the Moon and back in July 1969. During that historic eight-day mission, only 66 years after the Wright brothers' first flight, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to walk upon the surface of another world.
Image Number: WEB10819-2008
Credit: Photo by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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