Book Discussion on The Flight of Apollo 11
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and landed on the Moon July 20th. On July 21st Neil Armstrong… read more
On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and landed on the Moon July 20th. On July 21st Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the Moon. The film The Flight of Apollo 11: Eagle Has Landed was produced by NASA. It uses television, motion pictures, and still photographs to depict the principal events of the mission, from the launch through the recovery of astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins on July 24th, including being greeted by President Nixon. An audio excerpt from President Nixon’s remarks of August 4, 1969, was included as well as Neil Armstrong’s transmissions from the Moon. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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