Credit: Justin Knight
Neil Armstrong (left) and Buzz Aldrin, ScD ‘63, pose beside a replica of their lunar landing module that MIT students built and placed on top of the Great Dome as a hack. The two Apollo 11 astronauts were on campus in June for a symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of their historic walk on the moon.
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