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A giant leap…

Neil Armstrong, [Buzz Aldrin walking on moon], July 20, 1969 (2012.99.1) MAN ON THE MOON — Apollo 11, astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. walks on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969 in this photo taken by astronaut … Continue reading

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“I am glad that you are with me on the full moon night. I want to whisper to you that Happy Mid-Autumn Day my dearest.”

Unidentified Photographer, [Advertisement for mooncakes for Autumn Moon Festival featuring Apollo 11 astronauts, Hong Kong], September 1969 (2012.99.14) A Chinese celebration dating back to the Zhou Dynasty (1046-256 BCE), the Mid-Autumn Festival is second only to the Spring Festival, which … Continue reading

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