Apollo 11 Landing Area Compared to Houston, TX
April 28, 2003
A photographic illustration comparing the size of Apollo Landing Site 2 with that of the metropolitan Houston, TX area. Site 2 is one of three Apollo 11 lunar landing sites. Site 2 is located at 23 degrees 42 minutes 28 seconds east longitude and 0 degrees 42 minutes 50 seconds north latitude, in southwestern Mare Tranquillitatis.
Topics: Apollo program, Space exploration, Moon, Houston, Statio Cognitium, Mare Tranquillitatis, Moon landing, Apollo 11, Apollo 17, Apollo spacecraft, Exploration of the Moon, Landing Area Compared