The Apollo 11 Journey in Photographs

Today in 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon while Michael Collins watched from orbit. Words can't describe the trip the astronauts -- and the nation -- took that day.

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All Images: NASA.

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