The Eagle Has Landed - 1969
“The surface is fine and powdery. I can - I can pick it up loosely with my toe. It does adhere in fine layers like powdered charcoal to the sole and sides of my boots. I only go in a small fraction of an inch. Maybe an eight of an inch, but I can see the footprints of my boots and the treads in the find sandy particle.”
-Neil Armstrong speaking from the surface of the moon
This NASA video from 1969 gives an “eye-witness” perspective of the Apollo 11 mission that put men on the moon. More about the moon landing and the activities surrounding Apollo’s mission here.
-via The National Archives, Nixon Administration