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moon landings
   Launch of Apollo 11. On July 16, 1969, the huge, 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket launches on the Apollo 11 mission from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 9:32 a.m. EDT.
   Apollo 11 Lifts Off. This photograph shows the Saturn V launch vehicle (SA-506) for the Apollo 11 mission lift-off at 9:32 am EDT, July 16, 1969, from launch complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center.
   A view of the Apollo 11 lunar module Eagle as it returned from the surface of the moon to dock with the command module Columbia. A smooth mare area is visible on the Moon below and a half-illuminated Earth hangs over the horizon. The lunar module ascent stage was about 4 meters across. Command module pilot Michael Collins took this picture just before docking at 21:34:00 UT (5:34 p.m. EDT) 21 July 1969. (Apollo 11, AS11-44-6642)
   Photograph of the Lunar Module at Tranquility Base.
   A close-up view of astronaut Buzz Aldrinís boot print in the lunar soil, photographed with the 70mm lunar surface camera during Apollo 11ís sojourn on the moon.
   The Apollo 11 crew await pickup by a helicopter from the USS Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic lunar landing mission. The fourth man in the life raft is a United States Navy underwater demolition team swimmer. All four men are wearing biological isolation garments.
      extra imprint: Gibraltar / Philatelic HQ

different imprints: Local up to 50g / Spain up to 50g / UK Letter up to 20g / EU Letter up to 20g / Worldwide up to 20g / Worldwide up to 40g

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