Photo of the Day

February 2, 2020

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In this unpublished photo from 1969, President Lyndon B. Johnson, First Lady Lady Bird Johnson, and Vice President Spiro Agnew are among the hundreds of people watching the launch of Apollo 11 at Kennedy Space Center.

Photograph by OTIS IMBODEN, Nat Geo Image Collection

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