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Vice President Pence Celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

20 Jul 2019, 19:52 UTC
Vice President Pence Celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence, center, arrive at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility on July 20, 2019. Pence, who chairs the National Space Council, visited the Florida spaceport on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. At far left is Rick Armstrong, son of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong. At far right is Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Vice President Mike Pence, center, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing during a visit to Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A on July 20, 2019. At left is Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin. At left is Rick Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong’s son. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett
Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence arrived at Kennedy Space Center’s Shuttle Landing Facility, aboard Air Force Two, this morning.
Pence, who chairs the National Space Council, is visiting the Florida spaceport on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which landed the first two humans on the Moon.
Accompanied by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, Pence visited Launch Complex 39A, the site of the historic Apollo 11 launch on July 16, 1969, before giving a speech at the Florida spaceport’s Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building.
Vice President Mike Pence announces that the Orion crew vehicle for the Artemis 1 mission is complete and ready to begin preparations for its historic first flight. Photo credit: NASA/Kim Shiflett

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