Commemorative Plaque AS11-40-5899


July 1969

Ref. : AS11-40-5899 C-Print

AS11-40-5899 (July 20, 1969): Close-up view of the plate that the Apollo 11 astronauts left on the Moon in commemoration of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. the suspension strut of the landing gear on the ladder to descend from the Apollo 11 lunar module (LM). The plate was covered with a thin sheet of stainless steel during the flight. Astronaut Michael COLLINS, command module pilot, stayed in the Lunar Orbit Command and Service Modules (CSM) while astronauts Neil A. ARMSTRONG and Edwin ALDRIN Jr. were exploring the Moon.

Commemorative Plaque AS11-40-5899
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