Painting - Mixed Media On Cold Press Illustration Board
On July 16, 1969, at 9:32 A.M. EDT, Apollo 11's Saturn V rockets roared to life, launching astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins towar d the heavens. Thirty-four hours into the flight, the crew of Apollo 11 began br oadcasting their journey for a live color television special. The largest TV vie wing audience in history remained transfixed as the lunar module Eagle descended toward the Moon. On July 20,1969, at 4:17:43 P.M. EDT, the spacecraft touched down on the lunar surface. "The Eagle has landed," reported the astronauts to Houston Space Command. At 10:56:20 P.M. EDT, Neil Armstrong becam e the first man to set foot on the Moon. Back on Earth, President Richard Nixon summed up the feelings of many people around the globe by stating, "This is the greatest week in the history of the world since the creation."
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