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Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Training in the Quitman Mountain Area

Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Training in the Quitman Mountain Area

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Original caption: HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS. GEOLOGY TRAINING - These two Apollo 11 astronauts are photographed during a geological field trip to the Quitman Mountain area near the Fort Quitman ruins in far west Texas. Neil A. Armstrong (on right) is the Apollo 11 prime crew commander; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. is the Apollo 11 prime crew lunar module pilot. Armstrong is studying a rock sample. Aldrin holds a camera which he used in simulating taking pictures of actual lunar samples on the surface of the moon.






Color Photograph Files
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1965 - 1983
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The U.S. National Archives
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