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upper right printed in blue ink perpendicular: NASA / AS11-40-5875; on verso, upper left NASA logo printed in purple ink; across top, center, and bottom printed in purple ink: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058 / FOR RELEASE: / PHOTO no. AS11-40-5875 / THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS A GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION--NOT SUBJECT TO COPYRIGHT. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement of NASA or any NASA employee / of a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mis- / lead. Accordingly, it is requested that if this photograph is used in advertising, posters, / books, etc., layout and copy be submitted to NASA prior to release. NASA MSC also / requests written notification of any uses of this photograph in scientific-engineering projects. / COLOR. 20 JULY 1969 AS11-40-5875 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 ON MOON - - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin poses for a / photograph beside the deployed flag of the United States during / the Apollo 11 EVA. The Lunar Module is on the left. The astronauts' / footprints in the soil of the Moon are clearly visible in the fore- / ground. Armstrong used a 70mm lunar surface camera in taking this picture.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. (sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas); 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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