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Apollo 11
Apollo 11 first step.jpg
Neil Armstrong descends a ladder tae acome the first human tae step ontae the surface o the Muin
Mission teepManned lunar laundin
OperatorNASA[1]
COSPAR IDCSM: 1969-059A
LM: 1969-059C
SATCAT no.CSM: 4039
LM: 4041
Mission duration8 days, 3 oors, 18 minutes, 35 seiconts
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftApollo CSM-107
Apollo LM-5
ManufacturerCSM: North American Rockwell
LM: Grumman
Launch mass100,756 pounds (45,702 kg)
Laundin mass10,873 pounds (4,932 kg)
Crew
Crew size3
MembersNeil A. Armstrong
Michael Collins
Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr.
CallsignCSM: Columbia
LM: Eagle
On surface: Tranquility Base
Stairt o mission
Launch dateJuly 16, 1969, 13:32:00 (1969-07-16UTC13:32Z) UTC
RocketSaturn V SA-506
Launch steidKennedy LC-39A
End of mission
Rekivert biUSS Hornet
Laundin dateNot recognized as a date. Years must have 4 digits (use leading zeros for years < 1000). UTC[2]
Laundin steidNorth Pacific Ocean
13°19′N 169°9′W / 13.317°N 169.150°W / 13.317; -169.150 (Apollo 11 splashdown)[2]
Orbital parameters
Reference seestemSelenocentric
Periselene100.9 kilometers (54.5 nmi)[3]
Aposelene122.4 kilometers (66.1 nmi)[3]
Inclination1.25 degrees[3]
Period2 oors[3]
EpochJulie 19, 1969, 21:44 UTC[3]
Lunar orbiter
Spacecraft componentCommand/Service Module
Orbital insertionJulie 19, 1969, 17:21:50 UTC[4]
Departit orbitJulie 22, 1969, 04:55:42 UTC[4]
Orbits30
Lunar lander
Spacecraft componentLunar Module
Laundin dateJulie 20, 1969, 20:18:04 UTC[5]
Return launchJulie 21, 1969, 17:54 UTC
Landin steidMare Tranquillitatis
0°40′27″N 23°28′23″E / 0.67408°N 23.47297°E / 0.67408; 23.47297[[Category:Template:Lunar quadrangle quadrangle]][6]
Sample mass21.55 kilograms (47.51 lb)
Surface EVAs1
EVA duration2 oors, 31 minutes 40 seiconts
Docking with LM
Dockin dateJulie 16, 1969, 16:56:03 UTC[4]
Undockin dateJulie 20, 1969, 17:44:00 UTC[4]
Docking with LM Ascent Stage
Dockin dateJulie 21, 1969, 21:35:00 UTC[4]
Undockin dateJulie 21, 1969, 23:41:31 UTC[4]
Circular insignia: Eagle wi weengs ootstretched haulds olive branch on Muin wi Yird in backgrund, in blue an gowd border. Three astronauts in spacesuits wioot helmets sittin in front o a lairge photo o the Muin.
Left tae richt: Armstrong, Collins, Aldrin 

Apollo 11 wis the spaceflicht that laundit the first humans on the Muin, Americans Neil Armstrong an Buzz Aldrin, on Julie 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong acame the first tae step ontae the lunar surface sax oors later on Julie 21 at 02:56 UTC.

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