upper left printed in red ink: NASA / AS11-40-5868; on verso, top center printed in purple ink perpendicular: [NASA logo] NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058; upper center: FOR RELEASE / PHOTO NO. AS11-40-5868; center: THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS A GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION—NOT SUBJECT TO COPYRIGHT. / 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 mis- / lead. Accordingly, it is requested that if this photograph is used in advertising, posters, / books, etc., layout and copy by submitted to NASA prior to release. NASA MSC also / requests written notification of any uses of this photograph in scientific-engineering projects.; center: COLOR / 20 JULY 1969 AS11-40-5868 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 ON THE MOON - - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar / module pilot, descends steps of Lunar Module Ladder as he prepares / to walk on the Moon. He had just egressed the LM. This picture / was taken by Astronaut Neil Armstrong, commander, with a 70mm / lunar surface camera during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. (sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.