to connectVideo50 years after Apollo 11, with Neil Armstrong, the children describe the look on their father’s walking on the Moon
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Neil Armstrong’s sons, Mark and Rick will describe the day their father walked on the Moon.
A very rare signed photo of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong take his “giant leap for mankind,” was sold at auction for $52,247.
The 10×8 photo, and captures the moment just before Armstrong set foot on the moon’s surface. It was signed: “Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11.” The image was made with a pre-sale estimate of up to $15,000.
It was in the possession of the family of Richard Windmiller, Sr., the former head of NASA’s photo department, on the basis of the Boston-based RR Auction.
THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11, NEIL ARMSTRONG, THE CHILDREN DESCRIBE THEIR DAY TO THEIR FATHER WALKED ON THE MOON
The autographed picture of Neil Armstrong making his “giant leap for mankind”
“There are pictures of Armstrong on the Moon are very rare,” Bobby Livingston, executive vice president of RR Auction, said on Fox News. If the mission is to be a professional photographer, Armstrong has captured many of the iconic images of his fellow crew members, Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon, but there are relatively few photos of Armstrong on the lunar surface.
“Buzz, don’t have many photos of Armstrong,” Livingston explained. “Buzz” was doing what they were there for only a limited period of time.”
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Armstrong and Aldrin Extra Vehicular Activity, or the amount of time they spent on the moon’s surface, out of the Eagle lander, it took me only 2 hours, 31 minutes and 40 seconds.
The image is a part from the original video of the historic event, and it was caught on a television camera mounted on the lunar module. NASA’s Jet Propulsion laboratory in California are working to change the transmission of images to a movie.
The other items in the auction included a 70-mm positive film of the Apollo 11 with the Hasselblad cameras, with 126 of the most iconic images that have been captured on the surface of the Moon, which was sold for $14,467. The film had a pre-sale estimate of $ 8,000.
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A united states flag that was flown in orbit during the Apollo 11 mission, it was also being sold. The flag was signed and flight-certified by the command module pilot, Michael Collins, was auctioned off for $20,803. The flag was made with a pre-sale estimate of $60,000.
The Apollo artifacts will continue to be a source of fascination. Last year, in a checklist, which came to the surface of the Moon, with Armstrong and Aldrin were sold at an auction in New York for $62,500.
In 2017, there is a bag of Moon dust, is filled as a result of Armstrong’s, was sold by auction house Sotheby’s auction for $1.8 million.
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The bag had been mistakenly identified and wrongfully sold it to an online government auction, for $995. The Chicago-area woman who bought the bag, it has an intense court battle with the us, which is trying to catch up on the work.
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins, who was recently presented with a new image of the famous moon landing of the members of the flight crew that he found at the bottom of the box.”
July 20, 1969, marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
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The Associated Press contributed to this report. Follow James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers