Landing on the Moon is the first piece of content to feature on the app, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum and sponsored by Jimmy Dean.
The model is now on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington D.C. Saturday July 20 marks 50 years since the iconic Apollo 11 mission landed and humankind took its first steps on the moon.
Mr Collins, 88, the astronaut who commanded the lunar module while fellow Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon, participated in a panel discussion, one of several events in Washington marking the anniversary. Their historic journey began when a Saturn V rocket blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969.
The accuracy of Landing on the Moon is the result of almost 20 years of painstaking research and artistry by John Knoll, Chief Creative Officer of Industrial Light & Magic and made possible with research and 3-D assets provided by Knoll and the Smithsonian's Digitization Office.
Pence will "deliver remarks on the legacy of the Apollo 11 mission, the future of human space exploration, and highlight the administration's commitment to return to the moon, Mars, and beyond", the information said. Four days later on July 20, Armstrong and Aldrin made their historic landing of the Apollo 11's lunar module exclaiming "The Eagle has landed".
Open University scientists are working with NASA on a device that will detect water patterns for future missions to the moon.
Along the way to the moon's surface, Armstrong and Aldrin lost radio contact with Earth, the onboard computer showed unfamiliar error codes, and fuel ran short.