Ever since July 16, 1969, the rockets that pushed Apollo 11 into the atmosphere—and mankind to the moon—have been laying at bottom of the Atlantic ocean. Jeff Bezos has been keen to get them back, and now, thanks to his hard work and vast fortune of book money, they're seeing the light of day for the first time in decades.
Bezos and his team were able to locate the rockets last year but now, they've dragged the historic scrap to the surface. The chunks were recovered with the help of Remote Operating Vehicles, tethered to the ship and working at depths of up to 14,000 feet. According to Bezos, the whole thing had an appropriately spacey feel too it. He says in the announcement: