Apollo 11 (CSM Columbia and LM Eagle)
July 16-24, 1969
Neil A. Armstrong
Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.
08 days, 03 hours, 18 minutes
First manned lunar landing mission and lunar
surface EVA. "HOUSTON, TRANQUILITY BASE HERE.
THE EAGLE HAS LANDED."--July 20,
Landing site: Sea of Tranquility.
Landing Coordinates: 0.67409 degrees North, 23.47298 degrees East
(Source: National Space Science Data Center)
1 EVA of 02 hours, 31 minutes. Flag and instruments deployed; unveiled plaque on the LM descent stage with inscription: "Here Men From Planet Earth First Set Foot Upon the Moon. July 1969 A.D. We Came In Peace For All Mankind." Lunar surface stay time 21.6 hours; 59.5 hours in lunar orbit, with 30 orbits. LM ascent stage left in lunar orbit. 20 kg (44 lbs) of material gathered.
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