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Apollo 11 -- Apollo Space Progam -- Lunar Module (LM). This is the vehicle used by NASA to land and blast off the low gravity lunar surface environment.

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The slim, bright crescent, known as the Lunar Horizon Glow (LHG) was glimpsed several times during Apollo missions. This picture was taken with the Clementine spacecraft, when the sun was behind the moon. The white area on the edge of the moon is the LHG, and the bright dot at the top is the planet Venus. There is a very, very thin layer of gases on the lunar surface that can almost be called an atmosphere. Technically, it's considered an exosphere. Several elements have been detected in…

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Apollo’s Historic Lunar Landing

Monday marks the 40th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing by American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. (

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Apollo 17 mission, exploring the moon. #The moon #Apollo 17 astronaut lunomobil. http://www.mindblowingpicture.com/wallpaper/space/wp2tqj47.html

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Apollo 11 lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin stands on the moon near the American flag during NASA's historic first manned moon landing on July 20, 1969. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong took the photo.

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