Home Television Broadcast of NASA's Apollo 11 Moon Landing, July 20, 1969

Summary

NASA's Apollo lunar missions captivated audiences watching the live events on their home televisions. When video recording technology was not widely available, people captured the events with what was available - the family camera. These images document many layers of technology, which united to make the missions possible. They also capture public fascination and desire to commemorate one's place in historical moments.

NASA's Apollo lunar missions captivated audiences watching the live events on their home televisions. When video recording technology was not widely available, people captured the events with what was available - the family camera. These images document many layers of technology, which united to make the missions possible. They also capture public fascination and desire to commemorate one's place in historical moments.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

20 July 1969

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2013.145.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5 in

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