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Buzz Aldrin Moon Walk - Armstrong Reflected in Visor

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Neil Armstrong took this photo of Buzz Aldrin walking on the Moon's surface.  Armstrong is reflected in the face plate of Aldrin's helmet.

NASA provides a further description of this photo:

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA).

Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, took this photograph with a 70mm lunar surface camera.

While astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin descended in the Lunar Module (LM) "Eagle" to explore the Sea of Tranquility region of the Moon, astronaut Michael Collins, command module pilot, remained with the Command and Service Modules (CSM) "Columbia" in lunar orbit.

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Media Credits

Photo online, courtesy NASA.

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