Today is the 40th anniversary of the launch of the Saturn V rocket, which was the beginning of Apollo 11, the first maned mission to land on moon. Aboard were astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr.
The Big Picture is featuring some great Apollo 11 photos.
Footage of the Saturn V lift-off as it was broadcast on July 16, 1969.
NASA’s restored footage of Neil Armstrong’s first moonwalk.