The Eagle Has Landed: The First Moon Landing (1969)
Through television, motion picture and still photography, this film provides an "eye-witness" perspective of the Apollo 11 mission that put a human on the moon in July 1969. Read about the moon landing and all the activity surrounding Apollo's mission with an article from Prologue's archives: http://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/2003/summer/20-july-1969.htmlTranscript (PDF): http://www.archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-eagle-has-landed-1969-45017.pdf CREATED BYNational Aeronautics and Space Administration. (10/01/1958 - )SUMMARYThis film tells the story of the historic first landing of men on the Moon in July, 1969. It depicts the principal highlight events of the mission from launching through post-recovery activities of Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, and Michael Collins. Through television, motion picture and still photography, the film provides an "eye-witness" perspective of the Apollo 11 mission.This film has received the following awards: the Certificate of Exhibition; Edinburgh Film Festival, 1969; Certificate of Merit, American Science Film Association, 1969; Gold Camera, U.S. Industrial Film Festival, 1970; and Ionosphere Aware, Atlanta International Film Festival, 1970.REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.htmlMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=45017
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