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on verso, across top and center printed in purple ink: NASA / NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND / SPACE ADMINISTRATION / John F. Kennedy Space Center / Kennedy Space Center, Florida 32899 / AC 305 867-2468 / FOR RELEASE: July 21, 1969 / PHOTO NO.: KSC-AS11-40-5877 / No copyright protection is asserted for this photography. / If a recognizable person appears in this photograph, use for commercial / purposes may infringe a right of privacy or publicity. / It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any / NASA employee of a commercial product, process or service, or used in / any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is requested that if / this photograph is used in advertising, and other commercial promotion, / layout and copy is submitted to NASA prior to release. / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS -- View of Astronaut footprint in / lunar soil. Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and / Edwin E Aldrin, Jr., were launched to the Moon by a Saturn V launch / vehicle 9:32 a.m. EDT July 16, 1969 from Complex 39A, Cape Kennedy, Fla. / Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon July 20, 1969 and, after take-off / from the Moon July 21, joined Collins in the Command Module circling the Moon. The astronauts splashed down in the Pacific Ocean and recovery was / made by the U.S.S. Hornet at 12:50 p.m. EDT July 24, 1969.; across bottom center, purple type: PHOTO CREDIT - NASA OR NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names

Solomon, Dan and Mary

Exhibition History

By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019 - 2020, unnumbered catalogue.

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