Neil Armstrong outside Wright Family Home in Greenfield Village, August 16, 1979

Summary

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon, poses in front of the Wright brothers' home during a 1979 visit to The Henry Ford. Armstrong and his Apollo 11 crewmates took pieces of the 1903 Wright Flyer on their 1969 mission, to emphasize the incredible progress made in the 66 years between Kitty Hawk and the lunar landing.

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon, poses in front of the Wright brothers' home during a 1979 visit to The Henry Ford. Armstrong and his Apollo 11 crewmates took pieces of the 1903 Wright Flyer on their 1969 mission, to emphasize the incredible progress made in the 66 years between Kitty Hawk and the lunar landing.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Subject Date

16 August 1979

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

EI.1929.N.B.83589.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

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