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Caption of the picture:
>Buzz Aldrin salutes the U.S flag on the Moon (mission time: 110:10:33). His fingertips are visible on the far side of his faceplate. Note the well-defined footprints in the foreground. Buzz is facing up-Sun. There is a reflection of the Sun in his visor. At the bottom of Buzz’s faceplate, note the white ‘rim’ which is slightly separated from his neckring. This ‘rim’ is the bottom of his gold visor, which he has pulled down. We can see the LEC straps hanging down inside of the ladder strut. In the foreground, we can see the foot-grabbing loops in the TV cable. The double crater under Neil’s LM window is just beyond the LM shadow.
About [Apollo 11](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11):
>**Apollo 11** was the [spaceflight](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_spaceflight) that first [landed](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon_landing) humans on the [Moon](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon). Commander [Neil Armstrong](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neil_Armstrong) and lunar module pilot [Buzz Aldrin](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buzz_Aldrin) formed the American crew that landed the [Apollo Lunar Module](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_Lunar_Module) *Eagle* on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 [UTC](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coordinated_Universal_Time). Armstrong became the first person to step onto the lunar surface six hours 39 minutes later on July 21 at 02:56 UTC; Aldrin joined him 19 minutes later. They spent about two and a quarter hours together outside the spacecraft, and collected 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) of lunar material to bring back to Earth. Command module pilot [Michael Collins](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Collins_(astronaut)) flew the [command module](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_command_and_service_module) *Columbia* alone in lunar orbit while they were on the Moon’s surface. Armstrong and Aldrin spent 21 hours 31 minutes on the lunar surface at a site they named [Tranquility Base](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tranquility_Base) before lifting off to rejoin *Columbia* in lunar orbit.