Copy into your RSS Reader
Copy into your Podcast App
The Smithsonian is sharing images of astronaut graffiti aboard the Apollo 11 command module, including this tribute to the spacecraft.
Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
February 12, 2016 The crew of Apollo 11 drew a calendar on the wall of their command module, as well as a tribute to the spacecraft, and jotted down numbers and other information from mission control communications.
Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. posing for a photograph beside the U.S. flag deployed on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission, 45 years ago.
July 20, 2014 On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11's Lunar Module, Eagle, touched down in the moon's Sea of Tranquility, marking humankind's first journey to another world.
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, during the Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Neil Armstrong/NASA/Reuters /Landov
June 13, 2013 Kids were told in the '60s that the astronauts loved that orange drink. Well, the second man on the moon says otherwise.
Neil Armstrong last November at the U.S. Capitol, when he and the other astronauts from the Apollo 11 mission were awarded Congressional Gold Medals.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
August 9, 2012 That's good news, tweets the second man on the moon — Buzz Aldrin — because he and Armstrong have "agreed to make it [to] the 50th Apollo Anniv in 2019."
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor