Earth's Moon - Apollo 11

Astronaut on the Moon

Earth's Moon
Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took this picture of lunar module pilot Edwin Aldrin during their 2 1/2 hour moonwalk. Armstrong and part of the lunar module can be seen in the reflection in Aldrin's visor. (Apollo 11, AS11-40-5903)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1969-07-21
Distance/Range (km): 0.005
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): -00.57,023.49 E
Orbit(s): N/A

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: surface image, astronaut
Instrument: Hasselblad Camera
Instrument Resolution (pixels): Film Type - 50 168
Instrument Field of View (deg): 60 mm Focal Length
Filter: None
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): N/A
Phase Angle (deg): N/A
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): N/A

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: N/A
NASA Image ID number: AS11-40-5903
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 69-059A-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A

Updated 24 January 2003, DRW.