Tranquility Base, The Moon

Made:
1969-07 in Moon
maker:
Michael Collins

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© Mirrorpix

Gelatin silver print of a piece of Lunar soil, entitled 'Tranquility Base, The Moon', taken by astronaut Michael Collins, July 1969.

Caption reads: 'The Lunar Module returns to Command Module after historic landing on lunar surface. Earth seen rising above lunar horizon. Photo made from Command Module 69 miles above lunar surface.'

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Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14613
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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