The flag of the United States of America on the moon

Made:
1969-07-29 in Statio Tranquillitatis
maker:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Gelatin silver print of the flag of the United States of America on the moon, a NASA photograph from the Daily Herald archive, 29 July 1969. It shows the American flag, surrounded by footprints in the dust on the moon surface. The shadow of the Apollo 11's Lunar Module 'Eagle' can be clearly seen across the picture.

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11216
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
Nasa; The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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