Note to editors: 360-degree photos, video and more multimedia available for media are available to media outlets.. To mark the 47th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission, the Smithsonian has made available a high-resolution 3-D scan of the command module “Columbia,” the spacecraft that carried astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon. This video clip was assembled using audio previously produced for a Museum audio tour. Apollo 11 Play all. The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum will present a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 this July in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

It was physically transferred to the Smithsonian in 1971 following a NASA-sponsored tour of American cities.

The crew of Apollo 11 had made history by landing on the moon and coming back to Earth in one piece. More than 3,500 of those stem from the historic Apollo Moon landing effort, with 400 objects related specifically to the first successful lunar landing mission, Apollo 11. Alternate Name Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia Key Accomplishment(s) First Lunar Landing Mission Brief Description The Apollo 11 Command Module, Columbia, carried astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin … More than 3,500 of those stem from the historic Apollo Moon landing effort, with 400 objects related specifically to the first successful lunar landing mission, Apollo 11. Experience the Apollo 11 mission as though it were happening now. The world celebrated the first moon landing in July 1969. On July 16, 1969, Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins were launched from Cape Kennedy atop a Saturn V rocket. The Notorious Apollo 11 Moon Landing Short | 01:53 As the world paused to watch the Apollo 11 moon landing, millions were inspired, but a select few couldn't believe what was right before their eyes. The Apollo Moon landing galvanized most of our polarized nation, but to some, the Vietnam War and Watergate scandal created suspicion of the government's motives.

Apollo 11 Objects. Videos/Podcasts Listen to experts tell the stories behind several Apollo objects. Relive Apollo 11 . To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is …

It is on display at the National Air and Space Museum's National Mall building in downtown Washington, DC. But before the celebrations could begin, they would have to spend some time in quarantine. More than 3,500 of those stem from the historic Apollo Moon landing effort, with 400 objects related specifically to the first successful lunar landing mission, Apollo 11. The National Air and Space Museum holds approximately 17,000 space artifacts in its collection. Apollo 11 Command Module "Columbia" This is the original Command Module that carried the Apollo 11 astronauts to the Moon and back. These mounting suspicions in the 1960s led some to doubt that America's moon landings were even real. Follow @reliveapollo11 on Twitter » Share Your Story. After the success of Apollo 11, NASA unveiled an ambitious agenda for more missions into space. The Apollo 11 Command Module, "Columbia," was the living quarters for the three-person crew during most of the first manned lunar landing mission in July 1969.

For three nights—July 16, 17 and 18—a full-sized, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be projected onto the east face of the Washington Monument from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30

Command Module, Apollo 11 Command Module, Apollo 11. STEM in 30 is an Emmy-nominated program for middle school students produced by the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. The Apollo 11 Command Module, "Columbia," was the living quarters for the three-person crew during most of the first manned lunar landing mission in July 1969.