NASA marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing this month while it takes the steps needed for America’s next giant leap to send astronauts to Mars. Here follows a couple of documentary videos of actual footage taken of the Apollo 11 mission.
Apollo 11 45th Anniversary Resource Reel
Mission Video shown is as aired in July 1969 depicting the Apollo 11 astronauts conducting several tasks during extravehicular activity (EVA) operations on the surface of the moon as well as pre-lauch preparations and post launch activities and celebrations.
The Flight of Apollo 11
The story of the first Moon landing in July 1969. Depicts the principal events of the mission, from the launching through the post recovery activities of astronauts Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins. Through television, motion pictures, and still photography, the program provides an “eyewitness” perspective of the Apollo 11 mission.
Apollo 11 For All Mankind
A documentary of the Apollo 11 launch, lunar landing and exploration and return to earth which included a stay in quarantine.
This documentary gives an in-depth look at the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. NASA archival footage, as well as reactions to the mission around the world, shows the enormous impact that the moon landing had.
CBS Coverage of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
CBS Television coverage of the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing, anchored by legendary newscaster Walter Cronkite.