The Lunar Landing

“While all other phases of the lunar mission can be demonstrated in Earth or lunar orbit, the manned lunar landing can be demonstrated only by its accomplishment.”

Manned Space Flight Quarterly Report No. 26, July-September 1969

“As Neil Armstrong climbed down the ladder to a new—yet incredibly old—world, over 400,000 men and women symbolically descended with him. The men and women in government service, in industrial complexes, and in a network of universities who had made this incredible feat a reality.”

Launch of Apollo 14

Home movie footage of the Apollo 14 launch from Kennedy Space Center with Buzz Aldrin in attendance