Discover and save creative ideas

    The first picture taken by a human on the surface of another world: Neil Armstrong took this looking out his window to the south; a thruster is in the foreground

    3y Saved to photography 3
    • Janet Rogala

      Archive: Welcome to the Moon (NASA, Marshall, 07/20/69) by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, via Flickr

    • Georgia Morrow

      The first picture taken by a human on the surface of another world: Neil Armstrong took this looking out his window to the south; a thruster is in the foreground

    • Fabien Goffin

      Views outside Neil Armstrong'€™s window just after landing on the lunar surface.

    • Gonzague Lauwe

      AS11-37-5449 | par Apollo Image Gallery

    • Jacob Shiach

      First Photo Taken on the Moon

    People also love

    1956 ... Neil Armstrong

    This spacesuit was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong, Commander of the Apollo 11 mission. Armstrong became the first human to walk on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969.

    Neil Armstrong (1930-1912) The first man to walk on the moon in 1969. With his colleagues, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin in Apollo 11, Armstrong landed on the Moon's surface and made the statement that would be remembered for generations to come, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind"

    Neil Armstrong

    Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit 1969, Air & Space Museum A wearable spacecraft let humans take one giant leap away from Earth Read more: www.smithsonianma... Follow us: @Smithsonian Magazine on Twitter

    Neil Armstrong, by Ralph Morse, March 1969

    Neil Armstrong David Scott Boarding Gemini VIII)

    Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, meets Neil Armstrong, first man on the Moon, in 1970.

    1964 ... Neil Armstrong - early G-2C Gemini suit by x-ray delta one, via Flickr first person to land foot on the moon 0.0

    Buzz Aldrin by Neil Armstrong on the Moon - 21 juillet 1969

    Neil Armstrong before the Moon

    Neil Armstrong. One small step.

    Customs & Immigration Form: Neil Armstrong - Apollo 11, July 1969 - Back from Moon, declares moon rocks.

    (March 16, 1966) Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful completion of their Gemini VIII mission.

    A copy of the U.S. Customs form filled out by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins after their return to Earth on July 24, 1969.

    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first men to step foot on the Moon on July 20, 1969. They had launched aboard Apollo 11 with Mike Collins on July 16.

    The Apollo 11 astronauts, 1969. Lunar Module pilot Buzz Aldrin; Command Module pilot Michael Collins; Mission Commander Neil Armstrong.

    Lift-off of the Saturn V rocket, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, along with 6,700,000 pounds (3,039,000 kg) of fuel and equipment into the Florida sky, bound for the Moon, on July 16th, 1969. (NASA)

    On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched on the first mission to land humans on the Moon. Launched atop a Saturn V rocket, this spacecraft, the command module "Columbia," carried astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin to the Moon and back.

    Apollo 11 astronauts simulate gathering soil samples with tongs and scoop in 1969. Neil Armstrong holds the sample bag for Buzz Aldrin with a Lunar Module mockup behind them.