1969: The Eagle—Apollo 11's Lunar Module—has now undocked from Columbia—the Command Module—and is now orbiting the Moon, 2 hours, 16 minutes minutes from landing Armstrong and Aldrin on its surface. This is how it looks from Columbia.

These beautiful images show the Eagle maneuvering as it leaves Columbia's arms. Collins' words: "Fine looking flying machine there."

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Indeed it is.

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