APOLLO 11 : AS-506

Apollo 11 insignia

Apollo 11 prime crew

Neil A. Armstrong(CDP), Michael Collins(CMP) Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.(LMP), (Left to right)

Mission Status

Launch date 16. Jul. 1969 13:32:00 UTC(09:32:00 EDT)
Mission Designation AS-506 / SA-506
Launch Pad PAD 39A
Spacecraft
CSM CSM-107 (Columbia)
LM LM-5 (Eagle)
Launch vehcle
Type Saturn V
First Stage S-IC-6
Second Stage S-II-6
Third stage S-IVB-506
Instrument Unit(IU) S-IU-506
Prime crew
Commander Pilot:CDP Neil A. Armstrong
CM Pilot:CMP Michael Collins
LM Pilot:LMP Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
Backup crew
Commander Pilot:CDP James A. Lovell Jr.
CM Pilot:CMP William A. Anders
LM Pilot:LMP Fred W. Haise, Jr.
Mission Objective
Perform manned lunar landing and return mission safely.
Mission Result
The LM landed at 20:17:40 UT (16:17:40 EDT) in Mare Tranquilitatis (the Sea of Tranquility), Armstrong reporting, "Houston, Tranquility Base here - the Eagle has landed." Armstrong stepped onto the lunar surface at 02:56:15 UT on 21 July (22:56:15 July 20 EDT) stating, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind", and Aldrin followed 19 minutes later. The astronauts deployed the EASEP and other instruments, took photographs, and collected 21.7 kg of lunar rock and soil.
Parameters
Launch weight2,902,280(kg)
Lunar orbits30
Duration195:16:35(8 days and 3 hours)
Landing LocationSea of Tranquility 71 degrees North, 23.63 degrees East
Splashed down24.Jul.1969 16:50:35 UTC (12:50:35 EDT)
Splashdown pointPacific Ocean:13 deg 19 min N, 169 deg 9 min W:400 miles SSW of Wake Island
Recovery shipU.S.S Hornet

CSM-107 Apollo11 Columbia
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LM-5 Apollo11 Eagle
Three Lunar Surface Sensing Probe are attached legs except front. RCS Plume Deflectors are added.

Mission Photos


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  • [DVD] Apollo 11 - Men on the Moon

    Vol.1

    Spacecraft Films / Twentieth Century Fox Home Video August 19, 2003 USD44.98

    Mankind's greatest adventure is remembered for the digital age. The DVD format changed the way we look at movies and especially TV series, with massive complete-season sets. That concept is spectacularly taken one-step further with Spacecraft Films' definitive collections of the Gemini and Apollo space missions, stuffing in nearly every scrap of TV transmissions and on-board footage. The three- to six-disc sets use the full functions of the DVD format; see a liftoff in six different angles (some remixed with 5.1 sound) or listen to a mixture of air-to-ground communications, official NASA narration, or post-flight debriefings, most often carefully synched to the exact moment of footage seen. Like any good research paper, every bit of footage may not be interesting, but taken as a chronicle of history, it's irreplaceable.

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  • [BOOK] Apollo 11 : The NASA Mission Reports

    Vol.1

    Apogee Books November 1, 2000 USD18.95

    Humankind's first lunar landing is narrated by rare official documentation, collected for the first time in this volume.

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  • Haynes Nasa Mission AS-506 Apollo 11 Owners' Workshop Manual: 1969 (Including Saturn V, CM-107, SM-107, LM-5)

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    Haynes Publishing 2009/12/01 USD32.95

    On July 20, 1969, US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission that carried him and his two fellow astronauts on their epic journey marked the successful culmination of a quest that, ironically, had begun in Nazi Germany thirty years before. This is the story of the Apollo 11 mission and the ‘space hardware’ that made it all possible. Author Chris Riley looks at the evolution and design of the mighty Saturn V rocket, the Command and Service Modules, and the Lunar Module.

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