Apollo 11 in Real Time

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June 19, 2019 | Originally published by Date Line: June 19 on

A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon.

If you “ever” wanted to geek out over the Apollo 11 mission, the spaceflight that landed the first people on the Moon, check out what NASA has created.  “All” of the mission control film footage, onboard film footage, and TV transmissions. Over 11,000 hours of footage curated in a navigable and searchable system. Will replay the entire Apollo 11 mission as it happened 50 years ago. Includes astromaterials sample data. The 50 channels of Mission Control audio have only recently been digitized and restored, and are made publicly available for the first time.

“I think we”re going to the moon because it”s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It”s by the nature of his deep inner soul… we”re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.”
~Neil Armstrong, Commander, Apollo 11

“Space is not just going up and coming back down again. Space is getting into orbit and being there, living there, establishing a presence, a permanence.”
~Buzz Aldrin, Lunar Module Pilot, Apollo 11

“I knew I was alone in a way that no earthling has ever been before.”
~Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot, Apollo 11