new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
President Nixon Meets the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the Lawn of the White House | by NASA on The Commons
Back to photostream

President Nixon Meets the Apollo 11 Astronauts on the Lawn of the White House

Description: (November 5, 1969) President Nixon meets the Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil A. Armstrong, Edwin E. Aldrin,Jr., and Michael Collins, on the lawn of the White House on their return from their Global Goodwill Tour. The GIANTSTEP-APOLLO 11 Presidential Goodwill Tour emphasized the willingness of the United States to share its space knowledge. The tour carried the Apollo 11 astronauts and their wives to 24 countries and 27 cities in 45 days.

 

Image # : 70-H-1601

47,942 views
27 faves
0 comments
Taken on November 5, 1969