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Apollo 11
Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage photographed from Command Module

The Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard, is photographed from the Command and Service Modules in lunar orbit. Astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained with the Command/Service Module in lunar orbit while Armstrong and Aldrin explored the Moon. The Lunar Module is approaching from below. The coordinates of the center of the lunar terrain seen below are 102 degrees east longitude and 1 degree north latitude.

Catalog Date: 21 July 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS11-44-6626

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