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AS11-40-5872 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin sets up the SWC experiment on the lunar surface

AS11-40-5872 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin sets up the SWC experiment on the lunar surface

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Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, sets up the Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment, facing it toward the sun. The LM sits to the right and slightly behind Adrin. Linear trails (lines) in the foreground going towards the LM were formed by the cable of the surface television camera. The cable is partially visible. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled S. Film Type: Ektachrome EF SO168 color film on a 2.7-mil Estar polyester base taken with a 60mm lens. Sun angle is Medium. Tilt direction is Southeast (SE).

Subject Terms: Apollo 11 Flight, Moon, Lunar Surface, Lunar Bases, Lunar Module, Astronauts, Extravehicular Acivity, Solar Wind

Categories: EVA

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: Ground
Apollo 11 - AS11-36-5291 through AS11-45-6714b
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Date

16/06/1969 - 21/07/1969
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Source

The U.S. National Archives
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