Collection Artwork
Apollo 11 Crew Portrait
May 1969
color photograph
NASA (Washington DC, established 1958)
Neil Armstrong (Wapakoneta, Ohio, 1930 – 2012, Cincinnati, Ohio)
Michael Collins (Rome, Italy, 1930 – 2021, Naples, Florida)
Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin (born Glen Ridge, New Jersey, 1930)
image size: 7 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed at Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas, United States, North America
2020.31.97.335
S69-31740
Typewritten in red ink, left center, sideways: 69-31740
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, beginning upper center: [NASA logo] National Aeronautics and Space Administration / Houston, Texas 77058 / No copyright is asserted for this photograph. If a recognizable person appears in the photo, use for commercial purposes may / infringe a right of privacy or publicity. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA employee / of a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is requested that if / this photograph is used in advertising and other commercial promotion, layout and copy be submitted to NASA prior to release. / COLOR (PORTRAIT) / MAY 1969 [blank white space] S69-31740 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 CREW PORTRAIT — The National Aeronautics and Space Administration / (NASA) has named these three astronauts as the prime crew of the Apollo 111 lunar landing / mission. Left to right, are Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module / pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.
Typewritten in black ink, paper verso, lower left: PHOTO CREDIT: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration.   

Ongoing Research

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Pattern by Nathan Bloom ’21
Inspired by the performance Honey Baby in the exhibition Janine Antoni & Stephen Petronio: Entangle
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.