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photo_library Today, at 10:56 p.m. EDT 50 years ago, Apollo 11 took that one giant leap – making history for all of mankind. 🌔👨‍🚀 On the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, we salute the heroes, visionaries and explorers who made the seemingly impossible, possible. ⁣
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As we build off our Apollo program, looking forward to our future Artemis mission, we cannot wait to see what 2024 has in store! ⁣
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Today, at 10:56 p.m. EDT 50 years ago, Apollo 11 ...

"What a spectacular view!" — Neil Armstrong⁣⁣ "God, look at ...

The Apollo 50th anniversary celebrations are no longer just a tale of the past, we are preparing to send humans to the Moon again in the next 5 years with our Artemis program. This time, we won’t go alone, and the Moon is no longer the final destination. We will make the journey with government, industry, and international partners in a global effort to build and test the systems needed for sending astronauts on challenging missions to Mars and beyond. 
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The Apollo 50th anniversary celebrations are no longer just a ...

photo_library The Apollo 11 crewmembers were welcomed home as the only Earthlings who had touched another land as they splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969. After greeting their families and President Richard Nixon from their quarantine unit, they were paraded through the streets of Houston, and their souvenirs of more than 47 pounds of moon rocks were prepared for further research.

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The Apollo 11 crewmembers were welcomed home as the only ...

photo_library After a three-day journey, audiences around the world tuned in as Neil Armstrong’s “one small step for a man and one giant leap for mankind” was made 50 years ago on July 20, 1969. 
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After a three-day journey, audiences around the world tuned in ...

photo_library Not even seven years after President John F. Kennedy’s directive to go to the Moon, the Saturn V rocket was rolled out for the momentous journey and spectators gathered on nearby beaches to watch the Apollo 11 launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 16, 1969.

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Not even seven years after President John F. Kennedy’s directive ...

photo_library Before the historic landing on July 20, 1969, meticulous planning, several preliminary missions, and rigorous training prepared the Apollo 11 crew to set foot on the Moon.

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Before the historic landing on July 20, 1969, meticulous planning, ...

This #ThrowbackThursday, we celebrate how our Apollo program captured the world’s attention and demonstrated the power of America’s vision and technology. This week, we are marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing which accomplished the national objective of landing humans on the Moon and returning them safely to Earth.

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This #ThrowbackThursday, we celebrate how our Apollo program captured the ...

play_circle_filled 50 years ago today, #Apollo11 launched on a mission to send three humans to the #Moon. 🌒 Turn your volume on and listen to the sounds from this historic launch. 🎥 credit:  @NASAGlenn

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50 years ago today, #Apollo11 launched on a mission to ...

Your strongest memory of Apollo 11?

Your strongest memory of Apollo 11? "Looking back at Earth ...

play_circle_filled Fifty years ago, humans walked on the #Moon for the first time. Now, we’re getting ready to go back – this time, to stay. ⁣
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Fifty years ago, humans walked on the #Moon for the ...

Galactic cherry blossoms are in peak bloom! 🌸⁣
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This scrambled galaxy as seen by @nasahubble resembles a flowering cherry blossom tree. The bright regions are actually stellar nurseries, where new stars are blooming. Some pockets of gas rotate in the opposite direction to the rest of the galaxy, suggesting that there has been a close encounter with another galaxy in the past. ⁣

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Galactic cherry blossoms are in peak bloom! 🌸⁣ ⁣ This ...