This Is the Apollo 11 Moon Landing As You’ve Never Seen It Before

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Moon Landing EVA
Image: Project Apollo Archive

However, it is the 1,034 pictures in the Apollo 11 archives that will likely hold the most appeal for fans of the Moon landings – and those conspiracy theorists forever hoping to prove that man has never been to the Moon.

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Image: Project Apollo Archive

The seeds of the Apollo 11 mission were first sewn on May 25, 1961 – a time when the Soviet Union was pulling ahead in the space race – as U.S. President John F. Kennedy addressed Congress with some powerful words.

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Image: Project Apollo Archive

“I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to Earth,” Kennedy said.

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