NASA-Apollo Missions Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
NASA-Apollo Missions
Description:
This historic photograph shows Earth, the moon, and NASA's Apollo 11 lunar module. The photo was taken from the command service module, which remained in orbit around the moon while the lunar module landed and then spent 21 hours on the moon's surface. During the Apollo 11 mission, astronauts set foot on the moon for the first time.

For more Apollo 11 information and photos, visit this NASA Apollo 11 page and also this Lunar Planetary Institute site.
Image:
image credit: NASA; <a href="http://history.nasa.gov/ap11ann/kippsphotos/apollo.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.compadre.org/informal/images/features/Apollo 11 Lander large.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: NASA; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/Apollo 11 Lander large.jpg
Featured:
September 1, 2013 - September 16, 2013