Apollo 11 - Launch

The 363-foot tall Apollo 11 Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module S/Saturn 506) space vehicle launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39. <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLCUL000170" title="Kennedy Space Center" href="/topic/science/space/kennedy-space-center-PLCUL000170.topic">Kennedy Space Center</a> (KSC), at 9:32 a.m. (EDT). Onboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEHST000455" title="Michael Collins" href="/topic/arts-culture/michael-collins-PEHST000455.topic">Michael Collins</a>, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot.
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( AFP/GETTY IMAGES / July 16, 1969 )

The 363-foot tall Apollo 11 Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module S/Saturn 506) space vehicle launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 9:32 a.m. (EDT). Onboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot.

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