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upper left printed in red ink: NASA / S-69-40147; on verso, across top, center, and bottom printed in purple ink perpendicular: [NASA logo] NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058 / FOR RELEASE: / PHOTO NO. S-69-40147 / 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 be submitted to NASA prior to release. NASA MSC also / requests written notification of any uses of this photograph in scientific-engineering projects. / COLOR / 27 JULY 1969 S-69-40147 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 CREW RETURNS HOME_ _ _ _ _ The Apollo 11 crewmen, still / under a 21-day quarantine, are greeted by their wives as they / arrive at Ellington Air Force Base very early Sunday after a / flight aboard a U.S. Air Force C141 transport from Hawaii. / Looking through the window of a Mobile Quarantine Facility / are (left to right) Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. / Aldrin Jr., and Michael Collins. The wives are (left to / right) Mrs. Pat Collins, Mrs. Jan Armstrong, and Mrs. Joan / Aldrin. The crewmen of the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing / mission remained in the MQF until they arrived at the Crew Reception Area of the Lunar Receiving Laboratory at the / Manned Spacecraft Center. The astronauts will be released / from quarantine on August 11, 1969.; center, red stamp: SEP 9 1969


National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. (sale, RMY Auctions, Wilder, ID); 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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