Monday, August 15, 2011

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Live From Disneyland In 1969



This rare photo shows hundreds of Disneyland guests watching the Apollo 11 moon landing on the Tomorrowland stage (Around where Space Mountain now sits). Imagine being at Disneyland when something so significant in human history took place!

I tried to do some research to find the story behind this photo but I haven't been able to find any information. At first I was curious as to if these people are viewing a live broadcast because the sun appears to still be out. But the Apollo 11 mission did take place in early July when the sun doesn't usually set until after 8 PM, Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon at 7:56 PM Pacific time.

If you have any other information please post it in the comments!

1 comment:

  1. I was there! I was ten. I remember a much bigger screen. It was an awesome experience.

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