Rocket Launching
At 9:32 a.m. July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 launched from Florida, taking commander Neil Armstrong, lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin and command module pilot Michael Collins on a mission for the history books – a mission to become the first humans to land on another celestial body. Defense Supply Agency in Cameron Station – the predecessor agency of Defense Logistics Agency Energy – supplied the rocket fuel and other space-related items including liquid hydrogen, cryogenic valves and helium storage tanks for the mission.

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U.S. Space Command Space Symposium 39 Video Opener
United States Space Command
April 10, 2024 | 0:50
U.S. Space Command opener video for Space Symposium 39.
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