The first moon landing. The crew wanted to keep their names off the patch because they wanted the design to be representative of all who contributed. The eagle was traced from a photo in a National Geographic book on birds by Michael Collins. The olive branch was added as a symbol of the peaceful expedition.
Launch Date: July 16, 1969
Launch Vehicle: Saturn V
Crew: Neil A. Armstrong, Michaael Collins, Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. PhD.