Featured Document Display: 50th Anniversary of Apollo XI Moon Landing

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - Wednesday, August 7, 2019
East Rotunda Gallery

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong made one small step that forever changed history. In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo XI moon landing, view National Archives records that detail the carefully choreographed sequence of steps—from lift-off to splash-down—that resulted in the mission’s “giant leap for mankind."

East Rotunda Gallery, July 3 - August 7, 2019

Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin Aldrin walks near the Lunar Module
Apollo 11 Mission image - Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin walks near the Lunar Module. National Archives, Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
View in the National Archives Catalog