Apollo 11 Mission Image – Astronaut Edwin Aldrin
Image Credit: NASA/JSC
Published: June 28, 2018
Historical Date: July 20, 1969
Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface. In the right background is the lunar module. On Aldrin's right is the Solar Wind Composition (SWC) experiment, already deployed. This photograph was taken by astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander, with a 70mm lunar surface camera.