View Full Version : Apollo 11 landing site, the LM Eagle discussion

07-20-2009, 09:26 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.gearthhacks.com/dlfile32363/Apollo-11-landing-site,-the-LM-Eagle.htm>Apollo 11 landing site, the LM Eagle</a></b><br><br>The Apollo 11 mission was the first manned mission to land on the Moon. It was the fifth human spaceflight of Project Apollo and the third human voyage to the Moon. Launched on July 16, 1969, it carried Mission Commander Neil Alden Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin Eugene 'Buzz' Aldrin, Jr. On July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon, while Collins orbited above.<br />
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The mission fulfilled President John F. Kennedy's goal of reaching the moon by the end of the 1960s, which he had expressed during a speech given before a joint session of Congress on May 25, 1961: "I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth."<br />
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11<br /><br /><img src=http://www.gearthhacks.com/showimage.php?image=112807/355617apollo.jpg>

07-20-2009, 09:30 PM
Incredible what they have created at Google with their Google Moon feature.

Here the Eagle Lunar Module. Also the US flag at the Apollo 11 site and the Lunar Rover from the Apollo 15 mission: