To infinity and beyond….
The Space Race
•During cold war time, high tension
•Kennedy pushed space advancements
•Post- Sputnik, U.S. strived to have...
To the Moon!
•JFK’s dream reached under Nixon’s authority
•NASA develops the Apollo 11 mission to put a man on
the moon
•C...
Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin
The crew of the Colombia,
Apollo 11 mission
July 16, 1969
The Apollo 11 mission launched
the Colombia with her 3 crewmen
and the lunar module the Eagle in
tow on schedule—July 16, ...
The Launch
The Colombia launching for the
Apollo 11 mission
The crew traveled from the Earth
to the moon for about three days
before reaching the pull of the
moon’s orbit.
• Buzz aldren
A Road…er…space less traveled…
(top) Aldrin, in the
command center of
the Colombia
(right) Armstrong
poses a...
• July 20, 1969; 4:18 p.m. Aldin lands the Eagle
on moon
• 10:39 p.m.- Armstrong begins descent from LM
to moon surface
• ...
• Crater 308 & lunar
module after
undocking
Are we there yet??
The lunar module Eagle on its
descent from the Colombia to ...
11:48 p.m.-
President Nixon says:
"Neil and Buzz. I am talking to you from the Oval Room at the
White House. And this cert...
• Mission control
celebrating
There’s no place like home…
Houston’s mission
control center celebrating
the success of Apol...
HERE MEN FROM THE PLANET EARTH
FIRST SET FOOT UPON THE MOON
JULY 1969 A.D.
WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND
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  1. 1. To infinity and beyond….
  2. 2. The Space Race •During cold war time, high tension •Kennedy pushed space advancements •Post- Sputnik, U.S. strived to have first man in orbit •Failed- U.S.S.R.’s Yuri Gagarin first man in space •23 days later, U.S. launches Alan Shepard •Only reached sub-orbital level •Convinced JFK to proceed with space program •5/25/61 JFK vows to have a American on he moon by end of decade •NASA funding skyrockets •Feb. 20, 1962 John Glenn orbits Earth three times
  3. 3. To the Moon! •JFK’s dream reached under Nixon’s authority •NASA develops the Apollo 11 mission to put a man on the moon •Chooses three men: Edwin Aldin, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins
  4. 4. Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin The crew of the Colombia, Apollo 11 mission July 16, 1969
  5. 5. The Apollo 11 mission launched the Colombia with her 3 crewmen and the lunar module the Eagle in tow on schedule—July 16, 1969 at 9:32 a.m.
  6. 6. The Launch The Colombia launching for the Apollo 11 mission
  7. 7. The crew traveled from the Earth to the moon for about three days before reaching the pull of the moon’s orbit.
  8. 8. • Buzz aldren A Road…er…space less traveled… (top) Aldrin, in the command center of the Colombia (right) Armstrong poses after his walk on the moon The Sea of Tranquility, moon surface
  9. 9. • July 20, 1969; 4:18 p.m. Aldin lands the Eagle on moon • 10:39 p.m.- Armstrong begins descent from LM to moon surface • 10:56- Neil Armstrong plants left foot on moon surface • This is the first time in history that man has ever stepped onto anything that has not existed on or originated from Earth
  10. 10. • Crater 308 & lunar module after undocking Are we there yet?? The lunar module Eagle on its descent from the Colombia to the moon surface. Aldrin takes a walk on the wild side, and gazes at the U.S. flag Armstrong writing history
  11. 11. 11:48 p.m.- President Nixon says: "Neil and Buzz. I am talking to you from the Oval Room at the White House. And this certainly has to be the most historic telephone call ever made For every American this has to be the proudest day of our lives. And for people all over the world I am sure they, too, join with Americans in recognizing what a feat this is. Because of what you have done, the heavens have become a part of man's world. As you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquility, it inspires us to redouble our efforts to bring peace and tranquility to Earth. For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on this Earth are truly one." Armstrong replies: "Thank you, Mr. President. It's a great honor and privilege for us to be here representing not only the United States but men of peace of all nations. And with interest and a curiosity and a vision for the future. It's an honor for us to be able to participate here today." Nixon’s speech to the crew
  12. 12. • Mission control celebrating There’s no place like home… Houston’s mission control center celebrating the success of Apollo 11 A view from the Colombia of the lunar module & an ‘Earthrise’ Mrs. Armstrong, Aldrin & Collins view their husbands in their quarantine tank
  13. 13. HERE MEN FROM THE PLANET EARTH FIRST SET FOOT UPON THE MOON JULY 1969 A.D. WE CAME IN PEACE FOR ALL MANKIND
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