Artists Concept of Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon
April 28, 2003
A Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation artist's concept depicting mankind's first walk on another celestianl body. Here, Astronaut Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, is making his first step onto the surface of the moon. In the background is the Earth, some 240,000 miles away. Armstrong. They are continuing their postflight debriefings. The three astronauts will be released from quarantine on August 11, 1969. Donald K. Slayton (right), MSC Director of Flight Crew Operations; and Lloyd Reeder, training coordinator.
Topics: Test pilots, Aviation, Space exploration, Apollo 11 in popular culture, Deke Slayton, Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Astronaut, Exploration of the Moon