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Photograph Analysis: "Moon Man" Image of Buzz Aldrin

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Earth and Space Sciences +2 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

This topical collection includes the iconic "Moon Man" image of astronaut Buzz Aldrin, a National Air and Space Museum “expert annotation” video featuring a curator highlighting specific details, and other resources about the space suit and the Apollo 11 mission. 

Teachers and students may use this collection as a springboard for classroom discussions about the mission to the moon, for analysis of photographic details, or in biography projects about the astronauts.  

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin

National Portrait Gallery

Pressure Suit, A7-L, Aldrin, Apollo 11, Flown

National Air and Space Museum

33c Man Walks on the Moon single

National Postal Museum

Apollo XI Crew

National Portrait Gallery

Apollo 11 Crew

National Portrait Gallery


National Portrait Gallery

Neil Armstrong

National Portrait Gallery