Apollo 11

Pat Collins watering her lawn.

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Courtesy of G. Bowlin

Year: 1969

Manufacturer: L. R. Nelson Company
Peoria, Illinois

Type: Oscillating Sprinkler

Typical use: Residential

Pat Collins, wife of Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins, moves the water sprinkler on the front lawn of the family home. The home is located near the Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, Texas, USA. This photo was taken on July 14, 1969, two days before her husband; Buzz Aldrin and Neal Armstrong left for the moon.
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