Apollo 11 Mission Image – Astronaut Edwin Aldrin

Astronaut and lunar module on surface of Moon
June 28, 2018
Historical DateJuly 20, 1969
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Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. In the right background is the lunar module. On Aldrin's right is the Solar Wind Composition (SWC) experiment, already deployed. This photograph was taken by astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, with a 70mm lunar surface camera.