WASHINGTON (WJZ) — At 4:17 p.m. EDT on July 20, 1969, NASA’s “Eagle” lunar lander touched down on the surface of the moon- it was the first spaceflight that landed humans on the moon.

Washington D.C. celebrated the occasion throughout the week- with a full-motion project on the Washington Monument.

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On Saturday, a 17-minute show “Apollo 50: Go for the Moon” was on display with a full-motion projection-mapping artwork on the Washington Monument while archival footage recreated the launch of Apollo 11.

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum projected the images onto the Washington Monument.

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WJZ’s Investigative reporter Mike Hellgren captured some images from the event.

Hellgren captured images of the spacecraft “returning to Earth.”

The event marked the 50th anniversary of the launch- and the celebration was in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

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Here are some photos of the event.