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Boarding Gemini VIII

Description (March 16, 1966) Commander Neil Armstrong (right) and pilot David R. Scott prepare to board the Gemini-Titan VIII. Gemini VIII successfully launched at 11:41 a.m. EST, March 16, 1966. The mission co... more

Photographs of President Richard Nixon Greeting the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the USS Hornet

Original caption: NASA/APOLLO. ABOARD THE USS HORNET - President Richard M. Nixon appears to be holding the Presidential Seal which is attached to the door of the Mobile Quarantine Facility during his greeting... more

Closeup of research pilot Neil Armstrong operating the Iron Cross Attitude Simulator reaction contro

Description (1956) Famed astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon during the historic Apollo 11 space mission in July 1969, served for seven years as a research pilot at the NACA-NASA ... more

Neil A. Armstrong

Description (1958) Neil A. Armstrong joined the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1955. He transferred to the NACA High-Speed Flight Stat... more

Astronaut Groups 1 and 2

Astronaut Groups 1 and 2. The original seven Mercury astronauts selected by NASA in April 1959, are seated (left to right): L. Gordon Cooper Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, M. Scott Carpenter, Water M. Schirra Jr., Joh... more

Pilot Neil Armstrong and X-15 #1

(November 30, 1959) Dryden pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here next to the X-15 ship 1 (56-6670) after a research flight. The X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft 50 feet long with a wingspan of 22 feet. It was a m... more

Pilot Neil Armstrong with X-15 #1

(1960) NASA test pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here next to the X-15 ship #1 (56-6670) after a research flight. The X-15 was a rocket-powered aircraft 50 feet long with a wingspan of 22 feet. It was a missile- s... more

Kennedy Giving Historic Speech to Congress

President John F. Kennedy in his historic message to a joint session of the Congress, on May 25, 1961 declared, "...I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is o... more

Pilot Neil Armstrong in the X-15 #1 cockpit

Description (1961) NASA pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here in the cockpit of the X-15 ship #1 (56-6670) after a research flight. ..A U.S. Navy pilot in the Korean War who flew 78 combat missions in F9F-2 jet fig... more

Armstrong in NASA Ames' Bell X-14

Description (February 1964) photograph by NASA photographer Lee Jones. .Neil Armstrong in cockpit of the Ames Bell X-14 airplane at NASA's Ames Research Center...Image # A-32136-4

Desert Survival Training

Description (Aug. 13, 1964) Astronaut John Young, Frank Borman and Neil Armstrong with Deke Slayton are shown during desert survival training, Reno, Nevada STEAD AFB, Reno, NV..Image # S64-14507

Congratulations

Description (February 1964) photograph by NASA photographer Lee Jones. .Ames Test Pilot Fred Drinkwater congratulating Neil Armstrong on his first lunar hovering in the Ames Bell X-14 airplane at NASA's Ames Re... more

Portrait of the Gemini 8 prime crew

Description (Nov. 4, 1965) Astronauts David R. Scott (left), Pilot; and, Neil A. Armstrong (right), Command Pilot, pose with model of the Gemini Spacecraft after being selected at the crew for the Gemini VIII m... more

Gemini-Titan-8 Training - Water Egress

(1965) The Gemini-8 Astronauts David R. Scott and Neil A. Armstrong are suited up for water egress training aboard the NASA Motor Vessell Retriever in the Gulf of Mexico. GULF OF MEXICO CN..Image # S66-17253

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

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 ... more

Gemini 8 Launched by Titan Booster

Full Description: A Titan booster launched the Gemini 8 spacecraft on March 16, 1966 from launch complex 19 Cape Kennedy, Florida. The flight crew for the 3 day mission, astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R... more

Armstrong and Scott with Hatches Open

Description (March 16, 1966) Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful... more

KSC-66C-1878 Gemini 8 Astronauts pose with the PARA-RESCUE team. Left-to-right, top: Neil Armstrong, E. M. Neil, David Scott; bottom row: L. D. Huyett and G. N. Moore. (jrs) 104-KSC-66C-1878

KSC-66C-1878 Gemini 8 Astronauts pose with the PARA-RESCUE team. Left-to-right, top: Neil Armstrong, E. M. Neil, David Scott; bottom row: L. D. Huyett and G. N. Moore. (jrs)

KSC-66C-1875 Astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong wait for the order to board their Gemini 8 Spacecraft in the White Room at Cape Kennedy, Complex 19. (jrs) 104-KSC-66C-1875

KSC-66C-1875 Astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong wait for the order to board their Gemini 8 Spacecraft in the White Room at Cape Kennedy, Complex 19. (jrs)

Apollo 11 Crew Conduct Checks in the Command Module

(June 10, 1969) The Apollo 11 crew conducting a crew compartment fit and functional check, of the equipment and storage locations, in their command module. Peering from the hatch are from left, Neil Armstrong, ... more

Mission Accomplished

Description (July 20, 1969) Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander, inside the Lunar Module as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of his historic moonwalk...Image Credit: NASA.Image # as11-37-5528

Aldrin Looks Back at Tranquility Base

(July 20, 1969) Astronaut Edwin E."Buzz" Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity on the Moon. He has just deployed the Early Apollo Scientific Expe... more

Neil Armstrong On The Moon

Description (July 20, 1969) Apollo 11 astronauts trained on Earth to take individual photographs in succession in order to create a series of frames that could be assembled into panoramic images. This frame fro... more

Apollo 11 Astronauts and Apollo/Saturn V Space Vehicle

(May 20, 1969) NASA's Apollo 11 flight crew, Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot stand near the Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle that would even... more

Apollo 11 Launched Via Saturn V Rocket

Full Description: The Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida via the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) developed Saturn V launch vehicle on July 16,... more

Apollo 11 Crew During Training Exercise

(April 21, 1969) Two members of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission participate in a simulation of deploying and using lunar tools on the surface of the Moon during a training exercise on April 22, 1969. Astron... more

Apollo 11 Bootprint

(July 20, 1969) One of the first steps taken on the Moon, this is an image of Buzz Aldrin's bootprint from the Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon on July 20, 1969...Image # : A... more

Gold Olive Branch Left on the Moon by Neil Armstrong

(July 20, 1969) This is the gold replica of an olive branch, the traditional symbol of peace, left on the Moon's surface by Apollo 11 crewmembers. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, placed the small replic... more

Neil Armstrong On The Moon

(July 20, 1969) Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo ll mission commander, at the modular equipment storage assembly (MESA) of the Lunar Module "Eagle" on the historic first extravehicular activity (EV... more

Beginning the Mission

Description (July 16, 1969) The Apollo 11 crew leaves Kennedy Space Center's Manned Spacecraft Operations Building during the pre-launch countdown. Mission commander Neil Armstrong, command module pilot Michael... more

Apollo 11 Recovery Area

(July 24, 1969) Pararescueman Lt. Clancy Hatleberg closes the Apollo 11 spacecraft hatch as astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, Jr., await helicopter pickup from their life raft. They s... more

Thousands of News Reporters Watch Apollo 11 Lift Off

Full Description: At the press site, thousands of news reporters from the world over watched, taking many pictures, as the Saturn V launch vehicle (AS-506) lifted off to start Apollo 11 on its historic mission ... more

Portrait of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of Apollo 11 mission

(July 1, 1969) Portrait of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing mission in his space suit, with his helmet on the table in front of him. Behind him is a large photograph of the ... more

Chicago Welcomes the Apollo 11 Astronauts

(August 13, 1969) The City of Chicago welcomes the three Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin, Jr...Image # : 69-H-1426

Apollo 11: East Crater Panorama

Description On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first to walk on the Moon. This panorama of their landing site sweeps across the magnificent desola... more

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

ARC Identifier 1257628 / Local Identifier 255-HQ-199. This film details the comprehensive coverage surrounding the July 1969 launch of Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to th... more

Apollo 11 Launch

(July 16, 1969) The American flag heralds the flight of Apollo 11, the first Lunar landing mission. The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifted off with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E... more

Apollo 11 Welcome

Description (August 13, 1969) New York City welcomes the Apollo 11 crew in a ticker tape parade down Broadway and Park Avenue. Pictured in the lead car, from the right, are astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael... more

The Apollo 11 Prime Crew

(May 1, 1969) Portrait of the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. From left to right they are: Commander, Neil A. Armstrong, Command Module Pilot, Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot, Edwin E... more

Nixon Telephones Armstrong on the Moon

(July 20, 1969) Composite photo of President Richard M. Nixon as he telephoned "Tranquility Base" and astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. The President: "... For one pric... more

Neil Armstrong

(February 12, 1969) Neil Armstrong at the Lunar Landing Research Facility (LLRF)...Image # : L-1969-01692

Interior view of Mobile Quarantine Facility with Apollo 11 crewmembers

Description (1969) Interior view of a Mobile Quarantine Facility (MQF), showing the Apollo 11 crewmen soon after they arrived at Ellington Air Force Base after a flight from Hawaii aboard a U.S. Air Force C141 ... more

Apollo 11 Launch

(July 16, 1969) The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifts off with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., at 9:32 a.m. EDT July 16, 1969, from Kennedy Space Center's Launch Com... more

Apollo 11: Onto a New World

Description: (July 20, 1969) A human first set foot on another world on July 20, 1969. This world was Earth's own Moon. Pictured above is Neil Armstrong preparing to take the historic first step. On the way dow... more

Apollo 11 Crew in Raft before Recovery

(July 24, 1969) The Apollo 11 crew await pickup by a helicopter from the USS Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. The fourth man in the life raft is a United States Navy... more

Early moments of the Apollo 11 launch

Description: S69-39958 (16 JULY 1969) --- A 70mm Airborne Lightweight Optical Tracking System (ALOTS) camera, mounted in a pod on a cargo door of a U.S. Air Force EC-135N aircraft, photographed this event in th... more

President Nixon visits Apollo 11 crew in quarantine

(July 24, 1969) President Richard M. Nixon was in the central Pacific recovery area to welcome the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the U.S.S. Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing mis... more

Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage photographed from Command Module

Description (July 21, 1969) The Apollo 11 Lunar Module ascent stage, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard, is photographed from the Command and Service Modules in lunar orbit. This v... more

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

Full Description: (July 20, 1969) Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity... more

Apollo 11 Launched Via the Saturn V Rocket-High Angle View

Full Description: The Apollo 11 mission, the first lunar landing mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida via the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) developed Saturn V launch vehicle on July 16... more

Liftoff of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission

Description: Closeup view as the 363 ft tall Apollo 11 space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 9:37 a.m., July 16, 1969. Apollo 11 is the United Sates first lunar landi... more

Apollo 11 Mission Image - View of Moon limb and Lunar Module during ascent, Mare Smythii, Earth on horizon

Description: View of the Moon limb,Lunar Module during ascent,Mare Smythii. Earth is visible over the horizon. Image was taken during the Apollo 11 Mission. Original film magazine was labeled V. Film Type: S0-3... more

Portrait of Apollo 11 crewmembers

Description (May 1, 1969) The Apollo 11 lunar landing mission crew, pictured from left to right, Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.... more

Apollo 11 Astronauts Swarmed by Thousands In Mexico City Parade.

Description (September 23, 1969) The Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., and Michael Collins, wearing sombreros and ponchos, are swarmed by thousands in Mexico City as their motorcade... more

President Nixon Meets the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the Lawn of the White House

Description: (November 5, 1969) President Nixon meets the Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr., and Michael Collins, on the lawn of the White House on their return from their Global Good... more

Apollo 11 - Saturn Apollo Program

Neil Armstrong, donned in his space suit, poses for his official Apollo 11 portrait. Armstrong began his flight career as a naval aviator. He flew 78 combat missions during the Korean War. Armstrong joined the ... more

AS11-40-5959 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-36-5391 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot, adjust his comunication headset as he works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection a... more

AS11-36-5390 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module pilot, inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken during the... more

AS11-37-5528 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Neil A. Armstrong inside the Lunar Module after EVA

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander inside the Lunar Module (LM) as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of the Extravehicular Activ... more

AS11-40-5954 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-36-5399 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot,works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Aldrin is only part... more

AS11-40-5886 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Neil Armstrong works at the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Mission Commander, works at the Lunar Module (LM). The U.S. Flag and Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment are visible. Shad... more

AS11-40-5930 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon with shadow of Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong in foreground as he takes the photo. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo... more

AS11-40-5960 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Exterior of a crater noted by Astronaut Neil Armstrong during the Luner Module descent. Image taken by Armstrong at Tranquility ... more

AS11-36-5396 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot,works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken during... more

AS11-40-5961 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module at Tranquility Base

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Lunar Module at Tranquility Base. Image taken by Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong during the Apollo 11 Mission. Armstrongs shadow is visible in for... more

AS11-37-5529 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Neil A. Armstrong inside the Lunar Module after EVA

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong,Apollo 11 Commander inside the Lunar Module (LM) as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of the Extravehicular Activi... more

AS11-40-5956 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-40-5928 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin unpacks experiments from the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr.,Lunar Module (LM) pilot,unpacks the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) from the Modularized Equipment Storag... more

AS11-40-5916 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Solar-Wind Composition (SWC) Experiment. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong steps out of the field of view. Image taken at Tranquility Base during th... more

AS11-40-5957 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-40-5958 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-36-5291 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Spacecraft interior with astronaut Neil A. Armstrong looking at camera

The original database describes this as: Description: Spacecraft interior. Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, looking at the camera from inside the Command and Service Module (CSM). Image is out... more

AS11-36-5393 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot, works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken durin... more

AS11-36-5398 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot, works inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch opening. Image taken durin... more

AS11-40-5962 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar Module at Tranquility Base

The original database describes this as: Description: View of the Lunar Module at Tranquility Base. Image taken by Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong during the Apollo 11 Mission. Armstrongs shadow is visible in for... more

AS11-40-5955 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Lunar surface and horizon

The original database describes this as: Description: Lunar surface and horizon. Interior of a small crater with rocky bottom visible. This photo is of a crater Astronaut Neil Armstrong noted during the Luner ... more

AS11-36-5397 - Apollo 11 - Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin inside the Lunar Module

The original database describes this as: Description: Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.,Lunar Module pilot, reads a chart while working inside the Lunar Module (LM) during checkout and inspection after hatch openi... more

Neil Armstrong in the 9-by 15-Foot Low Speed Wind Tunnel

Astronaut Neil Armstrong examines a Vertical and Short Takeoff and Landing test setup in the 9- by 15-Foot Low Speed Wind Tunnel at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Lewis Research Center... more

Memorial Plaque for Yuri Gagarin

(January 21, 1971) Dr. George M. Low, acting administrator of NASA, presented to the USSR on January 21, 1971, a plaque in memory of Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin who made the first flight into space on April 1... more

Apollo 11 - Saturn Apollo Program

On June 4, 1974, 5 years after the successful Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, commander Neil Armstrong (right) presented a plaque to U.S. President Richard Milhous Nixon (left) on behalf of all people who had ... more

Armstrong Awarded Space Medal of Honor

(Oct. 1, 1978) Astronaut Neil Armstrong received the first Congressional Space Medal of Honor from President Jimmy Carter, assisted by Captain Robert Peterson. Armstrong, one of six astronauts to be presented t... more

The U.S. Air Force Presidential Honor Guard Drill Team poses near a depiction of astronaut Neil Armstrong's first moments on the moon. The depiction is inside the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mickey Sanborn Release Status: Releas... more

The U.S. Air Force Presidential Honor Guard Drill Team in formation near a depiction of astronaut Neil Armstrong's first moments on the moon. The depiction is inside the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Washington State: District Of Columbia (DC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Mickey Sanborn Release Status: Releas... more

Members of the Rogers Commission arrive at KSC

(March 7, 1986) Following the Space Shuttle Challenger accident in January 1986, President Reagan appointed a Presidential Commission to investigate the accident. The fourteen members of the Commission included... more

President George Bush and Apollo 11 Astronauts

(July 20, 1989) President George Bush speaks at the National Air and Space Museum's 20th anniversary celebration of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Here, on July 20, 1989, Bush announced his new Space Exploration I... more