See Outtake Photos From the 1969 Moon Landing

Go behind-the-scenes with the astronauts of the Apollo moon landing in these archival photos.

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On July 20th, 1969, humans landed on the moon for the first time. 49 years later, the photos from the iconic mission still capture a sense of wonder. Thanks to , you can browse thousands of high-resolution, unprocessed images from NASA's Apollo missions on Flickr. There are detailed photos of the moon's surface, but also out-of-frame outtakes and quiet moments from an astronaut's life (many of the photos are taken by the astronauts themselves with a Hasselblad). (via )

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Neil Armstrong on the moon.
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Steps off the landing pad.
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Leaving the spacecraft.
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View from the Earth from the moon.

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Carrying equipment.
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Inside the Apollo.
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A moment with the astronauts.
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American flag on lunar soil.
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Looking outward.
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View of the Earth.
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A step onto the moon.
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