5 photo galleries that capture the historic moments of Apollo 11


HOUSTON – As Houston celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary, we’re taking a look back at the historic moment through photos. Here are five galleries that capture what happened:

Minutes leading up to historic Apollo 11 launch

U.S. celebrates after Apollo 11 Saturn V mission complete

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Apollo 11 Saturn V astronauts splashdown

Apollo 11 Saturn V lifts off with astronauts

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July 16, 1969 - Personnel in the Launch Control Center watch the Apollo 11 liftoff from Launch Complex 39A at the start of the historic lunar landing mission.

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