America celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary


July 20, 1969 - July 20, 2019

Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin models a new t-shirt while standing near copies of his latest book at Books & Company at The Greene on July 17, 2009. Aldrin, whose Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was, along with Armstrong, one of the first two humans to land on the moon, and the second human being to set foot on the lunar surface.

Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin models a new t-shirt while standing near copies of his latest book at Books & Company at The Greene on July 17, 2009. Aldrin, whose Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was, along with Armstrong, one of the first two humans to land on the moon, and the second human being to set foot on the lunar surface.


NASA Photo Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the US Flag at Tranquility Base on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.


NASA Photo An official NASA portrait of the crew of Apollo 11, including Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.


NASA Photo The giant Saturn V rocket with over seven million pounds of thrust, lifts Apollo 11 into the sky on July 16, 1969 on man’s first trip to land men on the moon.


Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Neil Armstrong, who along with his fellow Apollo 11 crewman, Buzz Aldrin were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, speaks during National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2011.


Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Buzz Aldrin, left, and Neil Armstrong chat during a roundtable discussion with 12 Apollo program astronauts at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner in Dayton in 2009.


Mike Ullery | NAHF photo On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sit backstage at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner, watching themselves take those first steps on the moon.


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Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin models a new t-shirt while standing near copies of his latest book at Books & Company at The Greene on July 17, 2009. Aldrin, whose Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was, along with Armstrong, one of the first two humans to land on the moon, and the second human being to set foot on the lunar surface.

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Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the US Flag at Tranquility Base on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

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An official NASA portrait of the crew of Apollo 11, including Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.

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The giant Saturn V rocket with over seven million pounds of thrust, lifts Apollo 11 into the sky on July 16, 1969 on man’s first trip to land men on the moon.

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Neil Armstrong, who along with his fellow Apollo 11 crewman, Buzz Aldrin were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, speaks during National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2011.

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Buzz Aldrin, left, and Neil Armstrong chat during a roundtable discussion with 12 Apollo program astronauts at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner in Dayton in 2009.

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On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sit backstage at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner, watching themselves take those first steps on the moon.

Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin models a new t-shirt while standing near copies of his latest book at Books & Company at The Greene on July 17, 2009. Aldrin, whose Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was, along with Armstrong, one of the first two humans to land on the moon, and the second human being to set foot on the lunar surface.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley1-1.jpgMike Ullery | NAHF Photo Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin models a new t-shirt while standing near copies of his latest book at Books & Company at The Greene on July 17, 2009. Aldrin, whose Apollo 11 mission in July of 1969 with Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins was, along with Armstrong, one of the first two humans to land on the moon, and the second human being to set foot on the lunar surface.

NASA Photo Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the US Flag at Tranquility Base on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley2-1.jpgNASA Photo Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes the US Flag at Tranquility Base on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

NASA Photo An official NASA portrait of the crew of Apollo 11, including Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley3-1.jpgNASA Photo An official NASA portrait of the crew of Apollo 11, including Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin.

NASA Photo The giant Saturn V rocket with over seven million pounds of thrust, lifts Apollo 11 into the sky on July 16, 1969 on man’s first trip to land men on the moon.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley4-1.jpgNASA Photo The giant Saturn V rocket with over seven million pounds of thrust, lifts Apollo 11 into the sky on July 16, 1969 on man’s first trip to land men on the moon.

Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Neil Armstrong, who along with his fellow Apollo 11 crewman, Buzz Aldrin were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, speaks during National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2011.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley5-1.jpgMike Ullery | NAHF Photo Neil Armstrong, who along with his fellow Apollo 11 crewman, Buzz Aldrin were inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, speaks during National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement in 2011.

Mike Ullery | NAHF Photo Buzz Aldrin, left, and Neil Armstrong chat during a roundtable discussion with 12 Apollo program astronauts at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner in Dayton in 2009.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley6-1.jpgMike Ullery | NAHF Photo Buzz Aldrin, left, and Neil Armstrong chat during a roundtable discussion with 12 Apollo program astronauts at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner in Dayton in 2009.

Mike Ullery | NAHF photo On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sit backstage at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner, watching themselves take those first steps on the moon.
https://www.tdn-net.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/21/2019/07/web1_Valley7-1.jpgMike Ullery | NAHF photo On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin sit backstage at the National Aviation Hall of Fame President’s Dinner, watching themselves take those first steps on the moon.

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July 20, 1969 – July 20, 2019