On 16 July American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin, and Michael Collins lift off from the Kennedy Space Center atop the mammoth Saturn V rocket on their way to the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission.
PHOTOS: Rare Glimpses Of Historic Apollo 11 Mission
Apollo 11 Launch - The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle climbs toward orbit on July bearing astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Armstrong and Aldrin would make history as the first men on the moon,
The Apollo Command/Service Module 'Columbia', viewed from 'Eagle', stationed over the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission, July (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) - who was taking this photo? very dramatic and stunning, but.
NASA Apollo 11 Embroidered Mission Patch - Unlike the designs of previous missions', Apollo patch did not bear the names of the individual astronauts, as they felt that this achievement better represented not three men alone, but all of mankind.