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Now This: The Apollo 11 Crew

On Jan. 9, 1969, NASA announced the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. This portrait was taken on Jan. 10, the day after the announcement of the crew assignment. From left to right are lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, commander Neil Armstrong; and command module pilot Michael Collins. To source

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New Day

Sunrise as seen from the International Space Station. “A view of the sunrise from the ISS is a perfect start to a new day,” so said @Anton_Astrey, otherwise known as cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov, a member of the Expedition 54 crew aboard the International Space Station, orbiting 250 miles above the Earth. To source

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