Presentation of Lunar Sample

ID: A4298-6A or A4298.6a

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: September 16, 1969

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 398, Box 56, Folder: 14

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Summary

Presentation of the Lunar Sample to the Smithsonian Institution, with Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Neil Armstrong on September 16, 1969. At left is Frank A. Taylor, Director General of Museums. Secretary S. Dillon Ripley is standing at the podium. The astronauts are seated to the right.

Subject

  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Aldrin, Buzz
  • Armstrong, Neil
  • Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001
  • Taylor, Frank A (Frank Augustus) 1903-2007
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 398, Box 56, Folder: 14

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

September 16, 1969

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Apollo Mission
  • Lunar petrology
  • Moon
  • Outer space
  • Gifts
  • Lunar Sample
  • Astronautics
  • Moon rock
  • Astronauts
  • Event

Form/Genre

Photographic print

ID Number

A4298-6A or A4298.6a

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print

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