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Engineering The Apollo 11 Flag On The Moon
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Key Facts In This Video
Engineers erected a crossbar from which the Apollo 11 flag would hang, to make up for the lack of breeze on the moon. 00:35
The final flag assembly of the Apollo 11 flag weighed 9 pounds and 7 ounces. 00:55
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin placed the Apollo 11 flag too close to the lunar module, and it was knocked over by the rocket's exhaust when they left the surface. 02:03