|After the most famous voyage of modern times, it was time to go home.
After proving that
has the ability to go beyond the confines of
the first humans to walk on another world --
Neil Armstrong and
Buzz Aldrin -- flew the ascent stage of their
back to meet
Michael Collins in the moon-orbiting
Command and Service Module.
Pictured above on 1969 July 21, the ascending spaceship was
captured by Collins making its
with the Moon below, and Earth far in the distance.
Tomorrow marks the
40th anniversary of the
first human moon landing.
Recently, NASA's moon-orbiting
Orbiter sent back the
first pictures of most of the Apollo landing sites -- including
Apollo 11 -- with enough resolution to see the Lunar Module descent stages left behind.