The Story of Apollo 11

20 July 2019

15:00 - 15:45

Bristol HQ
The Royal Photographic Society
RPS House, 337 Paintworks
Arnos Vale
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS4 3AR

Tel:0117 3164480

Non RPS Member£2.50 
Concession£2.00 
RPS Member£2.00 
Volunteer£0.00 
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The Story of Apollo 11
Photography played a vital role in the Apollo Missions, communicating what the Astronauts saw for the first time as they stepped on and experienced the Moon. Even in today's image saturated world, the photography from the Apollo 11 mission still has huge impact as a record of the ultimate human adventure. This talk will provide an opportunity to hear more about the background story of Apollo 11 and how NASA achieved the ultimate goal of landing men on the Moon and their safe return to earth. 

Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the lunar module Eagle during the Apollo 11 mission. Mission commander Neil Armstrong took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera. 

Image Credit: NASA

 

Full Moon Photographed from Apollo 11 Spacecraft

This outstanding view of the full moon was photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft during its trans-Earth journey homeward. When this picture was taken, the spacecraft was already 10,000 nautical miles away. On board Apollo 11 were commander Neil Armstrong, command module pilot Michael Collins and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin. While astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the lunar module Eagle to explore the moon, Collins remained on the command and service module Columbia in lunar orbit.

Image Credit: NASA -The Moon at 10,000 nautical miles 

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Liz Williams
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