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Closeup view as the 363 ft tall Apollo 11 space vehicle is launched from
Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 9:37 a.m., July 16,
1969. Apollo 11 is the United Sates first lunar landing mission (39959);
Fish-eye lens view of the smoke and fire in the wake of the launch of the
Apollo 11 spacecraft. This photograph of the liftoff was taken by a camera
mounted on the mobile launch tower