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Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum
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Photo Gallery: Apollo 11 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

The exhibit, “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind,” on display at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission.

 (Courtesy of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum)
Photo Gallery: Apollo 11 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

An exact replica of the Apollo 11 command module is prominently displayed in the exhibit, “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind,” at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum.

 (Courtesy of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum)
Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

The White House Oval Office telephone used by then-President Richard Nixon to speak to the Apollo 11 astronauts is part of the exhibit, “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind,” on display at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum. 

 (Lou Ponsi)
Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

A black and white TV broadcasts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the moon on July 20, 1969. The TV is the centerpiece of a mock 1969 living room which is part of the “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind” at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum. 

 (Lou Ponsi)
Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

A 3-D printed statue of Neil Armstrong stepping foot on the moon is among the items on display in the exhibit, “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind,” on display at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum.

 (Courtesy of Richard Nixon Library and Museum)
Photo Gallery: Apollo XI 50th anniversary exhibition at the Nixon Museum

On July 20, 1969, many American gathered in living rooms looking similar to this mockup, which was created for the “Apollo 11: One Giant Leap for Mankind” at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum.

 (Lou Ponsi)
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