Earth's Moon - Apollo 11

Astronaut unloading the experiments package on the Moon

Earth's Moon
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin is shown unloading the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) from the lunar module equipment bay. The white apparatus in the foreground is the 35 mm stereo close-up camera. Behind the right leg of the lunar module is the solar wind experiment, and beyond that the lunar surface TV camera. (Apollo 11, AS11-40-5931)
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Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1969-07-21
Distance/Range (km): 0.03
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: AS11-40-5931
Other Image ID number:
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 69-059A-01A
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): N/A
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015