Model rocket launch to mark 50th anniversary of first moon walk: Apollo 11 launch

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The 363-feet tall Apollo 11 rocket was launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 9:32 a.m., July 16, 1969. Onboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft were astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the United States' first lunar landing mission.