18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Apollo 11 Projected onto the Washington Monument

On July 17 2019, a full-sized, 363-foot Saturn V rocket is projected onto the east face of the Washington Monument 50 years after astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin launched on Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the Moon.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © William Walkowiak