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upper left printed in red ink: NASA / AS11-37-5437; on verso, upper center printed in purple ink: [NASA logo] NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058 / FOR RELEASE: / PHOTO NO. AS11-37-5437; upper center NASA copyright stamp in purple ink; center printed in purple ink: COLOR / 20 JULY 1969 / AS11-37-5437 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 VIEW OF MOON - - The approach to Apollo Landing Site 2 / in southwestern Sea of Tranquility is seen in this photograph / taken from the Apollo 11 Lunar Module in lunar orbit. When this / picture was made, the LM was still docked to the Command and / Service Modules. Site 2 is located just right of center at the / edge of darkness. The crater Maskelyne is the large one at the / lower right. Hypatia Rille (U. S. 1) is at upper left, with the / crater Moltke just to the right (north) of it. Sidewinder Rille / and Diamondback Rille extend from left to right across the center / of the picture. This view looks generally west.

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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
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