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Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Cernan Jump Salutes Flag

Eugene A. Cernan, Commander, Apollo 17 salutes the flag on the lunar surface during extravehicular activity (EVA) on NASA's final lunar landing mission. The Lunar Module "Challenger" is in the left background b... more

View form Lunar Module of surface of the moon near where LM touched down

View form Lunar Module of surface of the moon near where LM touched do...

AS11-37-5458 (20 July 1969) --- This excellent view from the right-hand window of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) shows the surface of the moon in the vicinity of where the LM touched down. Numerous small rocks... more

View of approach to Apollo Landing Site 2 in southwestern Sea of Tranquility

View of approach to Apollo Landing Site 2 in southwestern Sea of Tranq...

AS11-37-5437 (20 July 1969) --- The approach to Apollo Landing Site 2 in southwestern Sea of Tranquility is seen in this photograph taken from the Apollo 11 Lunar Module (LM) in lunar orbit. When this picture w... more

Commemorative plaque, attached to the leg of the Lunar Module (LM), Eagle - Saturn Apollo Program

Commemorative plaque, attached to the leg of the Lunar Module (LM), Ea...

Millions of people on Earth watched via television as a message for all mankind was delivered to the Mare Tranquilitatis (Sea of Tranquility) region of the Moon during the historic Apollo 11 mission, where it s... more

Apollo 12 - Saturn Apollo Program

Apollo 12 - Saturn Apollo Program

The second manned lunar landing mission, Apollo 12, launched from launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 14, 1969 via a Saturn V launch vehicle. The Saturn V vehicle was developed by the... more

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden seated at desk

Dr. Hugh L. Dryden seated at desk

Description: As a very young undergraduate Student at Johns Hopkins University Hugh L. Dryden proved himself especially gifted in physics and mathematics and began advanced study with Professor Joseph Ames, an ... more

Photograph of Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred W. Haise, Jr. Undergoing Spacesuit Checks

Photograph of Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred W. Haise, Jr. Undergoi...

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. - Apollo 13 lunar module pilot Fred W. Haise, Jr., appears relaxed as he undergoes spacesuit checks today prior to the start of his lunar landing mission with astronauts James A. Love... more

Photograph of Apollo 13 Training on Kapoho, Hawaii

Photograph of Apollo 13 Training on Kapoho, Hawaii

Original caption: KAPOHO, HAWAII. APOLLO 13 TRAINING - Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr. (right) and Fred W. Haise Jr., commander and lunar module pilot, respectively, for the upcoming Apollo 13 lunar landing mis... more

Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Training in the Quitman Mountain Area

Photograph of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Geological Trainin...

Original caption: HUDSPETH COUNTY, TEXAS. GEOLOGY TRAINING - These two Apollo 11 astronauts are photographed during a geological field trip to the Quitman Mountain area near the Fort Quitman ruins in far west ... more

Photograph of the Apollo 12 Lunar Module Descending Towards the Lunar Surface

Photograph of the Apollo 12 Lunar Module Descending Towards the Lunar ...

Original caption: MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS. APOLLO 12 LM DESCENT STAGE - The Apollo 12 Lunar Module, after separation from the Command and Service Modules, descends toward the lunar surface, wh... more

Photograph of a Member of the Apollo 8 Prime Crew Being Hoisted Up to a U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter during Water Egress Training

Photograph of a Member of the Apollo 8 Prime Crew Being Hoisted Up to ...

Original caption: MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS. APOLLO 8 WATER EGRESS TRAINING - A member of the Apollo 8 prime crew is hoisted up to a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter during water egress training in t... more

Photograph of Members of the Prime Crew of Apollo 15 Riding in a Lunar Roving Vehicle in Taos, New Mexico

Photograph of Members of the Prime Crew of Apollo 15 Riding in a Lunar...

Original caption: TAOS, NEW MEXICO. APOLLO 15 EVA TRAINING - A wide-angle view showing two members of the prime crew of the Apollo 15 lunar landing mission riding in a Lunar Roving Vehicle trainer during simul... more

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle in Flight

Lunar Landing Research Vehicle in Flight

(1965) In this 1965 NASA Flight Research Center photograph the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) is shown at near maximum altitude over the south base at Edwards Air Force Base. Built of tubular aluminum li... more

Photographs of the Luar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV), Piloted by Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., Begins a Test Flight

Photographs of the Luar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV), Piloted by As...

Original caption: MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS. APOLLO 14 LLTV FLIGHT - A Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV), piloted by Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., begins a test flight at Ellington Air Forc... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts - Apollo - MSC

Artist Concepts, Apollo Mission: S66-10983: Ascent Stage Liftoff (S66-05094) S66-10984: Orientation During Ascent Phase (S66-05098) S66-10985: Midcourse Coast (S66-05113) S66-10986: Survey of Landi... more

ARTIST CONCEPT - APOLLO - COMMAND MODULE (CM) - MSC

ARTIST CONCEPT - APOLLO - COMMAND MODULE (CM) - MSC

Apollo CM, Transfer to Lunar Module (LM). MSC, HOUSTON, TX CN/BW 12/01/1966 - 06/01/1966

Saturn Apollo Program - Lunar Module (LM) configuration

Saturn Apollo Program - Lunar Module (LM) configuration

This illustration is the Lunar Module (LM) configuration. The LM was a two part spacecraft. Its lower or descent stage had the landing gear, engines, and fuel needed for the landing. When the LM blasted off the... more

Saturn V illustration - Saturn Apollo Program

Saturn V illustration - Saturn Apollo Program

This cutaway illustration shows the Apollo Spacecraft with callouts of the major components. The spacecraft consisted of the lunar module, the service module, the command module, and the launch escape system.

Mating of Lunar Module-1 with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter-7

Mating of Lunar Module-1 with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter-7

S67-50927 (November 1967) --- Lunar Module-1 being moved into position for mating with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA)-7 in the Kennedy Space Center's Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. LM-1 and SLA-7... more

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center hoist the Saturn Lunar Module (LM) Adapter into position during assembly of the 204LM-1, an unmanned Apollo mission that tested the Apollo Lunar Module in Earth orbit. Also known as Apollo 5, the spacecraft was launched on the fourth Saturn IB launch vehicle. Developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) as an interim vehicle in MSFC's "building block" approach to the Saturn rocket development, the Saturn IB utilized Saturn I technology to further develop and refine a larger booster and the Apollo spacecraft capabilities required for the manned lunar missions. n/a

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center hoist the Saturn Lunar Module (LM)...

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center hoist the Saturn Lunar Module (LM) Adapter into position during assembly of the 204LM-1, an unmanned Apollo mission that tested the Apollo Lunar Module in Earth orbit. Also k... more

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center position the nose cone for the 204LM-1, an unmanned Apollo mission that tested the Apollo Lunar Module (LM) in Earth orbit. Also known as Apollo 5, the spacecraft was launched on the fourth Saturn IBC launch vehicle. Developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) as an interim vehicle in MSFC's "building block" approach to the Saturn rocket development, the Saturn IBC utilized Saturn I technology to further develop and refine a larger booster and the Apollo spacecraft capabilities required for the manned lunar missions. n/a

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center position the nose cone for the 204...

Workmen at the Kennedy Space Center position the nose cone for the 204LM-1, an unmanned Apollo mission that tested the Apollo Lunar Module (LM) in Earth orbit. Also known as Apollo 5, the spacecraft was launche... more

Closeup view of docking system of the Apollo spacecraft

Closeup view of docking system of the Apollo spacecraft

S68-50870 (1968) --- An engineering set up illustrating the probe portion of the docking system of the Apollo spacecraft. During docking maneuvers the docking probe on the Command Module (CM) engages the cone s... more

Saturn V Third Stage LM Adapter

Saturn V Third Stage LM Adapter

(October 11, 1968) Attached to the Saturn IV-B stage, the Lunar Module Adapter's four panels are retracted to the fully open position. This is where the Lunar Module (LM) is stored during launch. On missions re... more

Closeup view of docking system of the Apollo spacecraft

Closeup view of docking system of the Apollo spacecraft

S68-50869 (1968) --- An engineering set up illustrating the docking system of the Apollo spacecraft. During docking maneuvers the docking probe on the Command Module engages the cone-shaped drogue of the Lunar ... more

AS-204, the fourth Saturn IB launch vehicle - Saturn Apollo Program

AS-204, the fourth Saturn IB launch vehicle - Saturn Apollo Program

AS-204, the fourth Saturn IB launch vehicle, developed by the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), awaits its January 22, 1968 liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida for the unmarned Apollo 5 mission. Primary mis... more

Waving Apollo 8 Astronauts Leaving Recovery Helicopter

Waving Apollo 8 Astronauts Leaving Recovery Helicopter

Full Description: (December 27, 1968) Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission. Liftoff occurred on December 21, 1968, carrying a three man crew consisting of astronauts Frank Borman, commander; ... more

Crew Members - First Manned Apollo Flight - Unmanned Mission Launch - Cape

Crew Members - First Manned Apollo Flight - Unmanned Mission Launch - ...

S68-18700 (22 Jan. 1968) --- Two prime crew members of the first manned Apollo space flight were present at Cape Kennedy for the launch of the Apollo V (LM-1/Saturn 204) unmanned space mission. On left is astro... more

Saturn IB - Apollo 5 - Apollo Program

Saturn IB - Apollo 5 - Apollo Program

The Saturn IB launch vehicle (SA204) for the Apollo 5 mission lifted off on January 22, 1968. The unmarned Apollo 5 mission verified the ascent and descent stage propulsion systems, including restart and thrott... more

View of Lunar Module Mission Simulator in bldg 5

View of Lunar Module Mission Simulator in bldg 5

Overall view of the Lunar Module Mission Simulator, an astronaut training facility located in bldg 5.

INFLIGHT - APOLLO 9 (CREW ACTIVITIES)

INFLIGHT - APOLLO 9 (CREW ACTIVITIES)

S69-26698 (March 1969) --- A photograph from a live television transmission from Apollo 9. This view shows the interior of the Lunar Module "Spider." Astronaut James A. McDivitt, Apollo 9 commander, is in right... more

AS07-03-1533 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1533 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken ove... more

AS07-04-1597 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham

AS07-04-1597 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham inside the Command Module. Original film magazine was labeled N. Camera Data: Hasselblad 500-C; Lens: Zeiss ... more

AS07-04-1559 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham inside Command Module

AS07-04-1559 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot Walter ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham works inside the Command Module. Original film magazine was labeled N. Camera Data: Hasselblad 500-C; Lens: Z... more

AS07-03-1531 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1531 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Second Stage, S-IVB booster. Earth in background over the Gulf of California,Mexico,Caborca,Madgalena River. The expended Saturn IVB stage photo... more

AS07-03-1545 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1545 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking ...

The original database describes this as: Description: The expended Saturn IVB stage as photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers at an approximate altitude of 125 nau... more

AS07-03-1543 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1543 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken ov... more

AS07-03-1534 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1534 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken over... more

AS07-03-1535 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1535 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers at a distance of approximately ... more

AS07-03-1536 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1536 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken over... more

AS07-03-1532 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1532 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, Apollo 7,Second Stage, S-IVB booster. Earth in background over the Gulf of California,Mexico,Nogales,Arizona,Magdalena River. The expended Satur... more

AS07-03-1544 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1544 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB during docking ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken ov... more

AS07-03-1538 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1538 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken ove... more

AS07-04-1584 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot, R. Walter Cunningham

AS07-04-1584 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot, R. Wal...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7,Lunar Module Pilot, R. Walter Cunningham working inside the Command Module. Original film magazine was labeled N. Camera Data: Hasselblad 500-C; ... more

AS07-03-1542 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1542 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken ove... more

AS07-03-1546 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB Stage

AS07-03-1546 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB Stage

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, the expended Saturn IVB stage as photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers.This view is over Cape Kenn... more

AS07-03-1537 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during docking maneuvers

AS07-03-1537 - Apollo 7 - Apollo 7 Mission, Saturn IVB booster during ...

The original database describes this as: Description: Apollo 7, Saturn IVB stage panel photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers. This photograph was taken during Apo... more

The Apollo 8 Crew: James Lovell, William Anders, and Frank Borman

The Apollo 8 Crew: James Lovell, William Anders, and Frank Borman

The Apollo 8 Crew included (L to R) James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) Pilot; and Frank Borman, Commander. The first manned Apollo mission launched aboard the Saturn V an... more

Apollo 7/S-IVB Rendezvous in space

Apollo 7/S-IVB Rendezvous in space

AS07-03-1545 (11 Oct. 1968) --- The expended Saturn S-IVB stage as photographed from the Apollo 7 spacecraft during transposition and docking maneuvers at an approximate altitude of 125 nautical miles, at groun... more

Apollo 9 prime crew participate in water egress training

Apollo 9 prime crew participate in water egress training

S68-54859 (November 1968) --- The prime crew of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission participates in water egress training in a tank in Building 260 at the Manned Spacecraft Cen... more

Apollo 12 lunar landing mission - Saturn Apollo Program

Apollo 12 lunar landing mission - Saturn Apollo Program

The second manned lunar landing mission, Apollo 12 launched from launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 14, 1969 via a Saturn V launch vehicle. The Saturn V vehicle was developed by the ... more

Astronaut David R. Scott on deck of ship prior to water egress training

Astronaut David R. Scott on deck of ship prior to water egress trainin...

S68-54810 (5 Nov. 1968) --- Astronaut David R. Scott, command module pilot of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission, relaxes on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever prior ... more

Apollo 9 prime crew inside Apollo command module boilerplate during training

Apollo 9 prime crew inside Apollo command module boilerplate during tr...

S68-54850 (5 Nov. 1968) --- The prime crew of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission are seen inside an Apollo command module boilerplate during water egress training activity in ... more

Apollo 9 prime crew on deck of ship prior to water egress training

Apollo 9 prime crew on deck of ship prior to water egress training

S68-54841 (5 Nov. 1968) --- The prime crew of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission stands on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever (MVR) prior to participating in water eg... more

Astronaut James A. McDivitt on deck of ship prior to water egress training

Astronaut James A. McDivitt on deck of ship prior to water egress trai...

S68-54805 (5 Nov. 1968) --- Astronaut James A. McDivitt, commander of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission, relaxes on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever (MVR) prior to... more

Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 lunar module pilot, writes with a space pen while performing flight tasks on the ninth day of the Apollo 7 mission. A 70 mm Hasselbald camera film magazine floats just above Cunningham's right hand in the zero gravity environment of the spacecraft

Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 lunar module pilot, writes with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Nasa Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

MANUFACTURING - APOLLO GENERAL

MANUFACTURING - APOLLO GENERAL

S69-19644 (4 Jan. 1969) --- Lunar Module (LM) 5 ascent stage in Final Assembly Area on overhead hoist being moved to dolly for roll-out inspection. LM-5 will be flown on the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. Ph... more

Apollo spacecraft Command/Service Module and Lunar Module 3 arrive at VAB

Apollo spacecraft Command/Service Module and Lunar Module 3 arrive at ...

Apollo Spacecraft 104 Command/Service Module and Lunar Module 3 arrive at the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) for mating atop the Saturn 504 launch vehicle. The Saturn 504 stack is out of view. The Saturn V fir... more

Apollo 9 backup crew on "Retriever"-Ships

Apollo 9 backup crew on "Retriever"-Ships

S68-51700 (November 1968) --- The backup crew of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/ Lunar Module 3/ Saturn 504) space mission stands on the deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever (MVR) prior to participating in wat... more

Astronaut Russell Schweickart inside simulator for EVA training

Astronaut Russell Schweickart inside simulator for EVA training

S68-55391 (11 Dec. 1968) --- Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, lunar module pilot of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space mission, is seen inside Chamber "A," Space Environment Simulati... more

Apollo 8 crew members

Apollo 8 crew members

Apollo 8 crew members paused before the mission simulator during training for the first manned lunar orbital mission. Frank Borman, commander; James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; and William Anders, Lunar... more

Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders, in the Apollo 8 mission countdown demonstration test

Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders, in the Apollo 8 mission countdown d...

Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, is suited up for the Apollo 8 mission countdown demonstration test. The first manned Apollo mission launched aboard the Saturn V and first manned Apol... more

Portrait - Apollo 9 Prime Crew

Portrait - Apollo 9 Prime Crew

S69-17590 (18 Dec. 1968) --- These three astronauts are the prime crew of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/ Lunar Module 3/ Saturn 504) space mission. Left to right, are James A. McDivitt, commander; David R. Scott... more

Apollo 8 Astronaut Frank Borman

Apollo 8 Astronaut Frank Borman

Apollo 8 Astronaut Frank Borman, commander of the first manned Saturn V space flight into Lunar orbit, accepted a phone call from the U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson prior to launch. Borman, along with astrona... more

The first manned Apollo mission - Apollo 8 - Saturn Apollo Program

The first manned Apollo mission - Apollo 8 - Saturn Apollo Program

Apollo 8 Astronauts William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) Pilot; James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; and Frank Borman, commander, transfer to the astronaut van for the trip to the launch pad. The first manned ... more

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

AS08-16-2582 (21 Dec. 1968) --- This is a photograph taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft looking back at the Saturn V third (S-IVB) stage from which the spacecraft had just separated following trans-lunar inject... more

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

AS08-16-2583 (21 Dec. 1968) --- This is a photograph taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft looking back at the Saturn V third (S-IVB) stage from which the spacecraft had just separated following trans-lunar inject... more

Apollo 8 Astronaut and commander Frank Borman

Apollo 8 Astronaut and commander Frank Borman

Apollo 8 Astronaut and commander Frank Borman leads the way as he and James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; and William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) Pilot head out to the launch pad for the historical first man... more

Apollo 8 - Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center

Apollo 8 - Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center

This photograph depicts a busy Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center during the Apollo 8 mission launch activities. Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission. Liftoff occurred on December ... more

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) pilot of the first manned Saturn V space flight into Lunar orbit, accepted a phone call from the U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson prior to launch. Anders, al... more

Apollo 8 crew members Frank Borman, commander; James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; and William Anders

Apollo 8 crew members Frank Borman, commander; James Lovell, Command M...

Pictured (left to right) are Apollo 8 crew members Frank Borman, commander; James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot; and William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, having breakfast on the day of launch. The thre... more

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders

Apollo 8 Astronaut William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, adjusts his helmet as he suits up for the Apollo 8 mission. The first manned Apollo mission launched aboard the Saturn V and first manned Apollo craft... more

Apollo 8 Astronaut James Lovell

Apollo 8 Astronaut James Lovell

Apollo 8 Astronaut James Lovell, Command Module (CM) pilot of the first manned Saturn V space flight into Lunar orbit, accepted a phone call from the U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson prior to launch. Lovell, al... more

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

View of the Saturn V third stage from which the Apollo 8 has separated

AS08-16-2584 (21 Dec. 1968) --- This is a photograph taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft looking back at the Saturn V third (S-IVB) stage from which the spacecraft had just separated following trans-lunar inject... more

Apollo 8 astronauts and commanding officer of the recovery ship U.S.S. Yorktown

Apollo 8 astronauts and commanding officer of the recovery ship U.S.S....

Apollo 8 astronauts and commanding officer of the recovery ship U.S.S. Yorktown walk the red carpet of the flight deck after splashdown recovery in the Pacific Ocean. Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar o... more

Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission

Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission

Apollo 8 served as the first manned lunar orbit mission. Liftoff occurred on December 21, 1968, carrying a three man crew consisting of astronauts Frank Borman, commander; William Anders, Lunar Module (LM) Pilo... more

APOLLO IX/X - ERECTION - SATURN 504 - ROLLOUT - PAD 39A - KSC

APOLLO IX/X - ERECTION - SATURN 504 - ROLLOUT - PAD 39A - KSC

S69-17485 (3 Jan. 1969) --- Aerial view of the Apollo 9 (Spacecraft 104/Lunar Module 3/Saturn 504) space vehicle on the way from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center. ... more

Gumdrop Meets Spider

Gumdrop Meets Spider

(March 6, 1969) Apollo 9 Command/Service Modules (CSM) nicknamed "Gumdrop" and Lunar Module (LM), nicknamed "Spider" are shown docked together as Command Module pilot David R. Scott stands in the open hatch. As... more

Apollo 11: East Crater Panorama

Apollo 11: East Crater Panorama

Description On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first to walk on the Moon. This panorama of their landing site sweeps across the magnificent desolation of th... more

Apollo 11 LM Interior

Apollo 11 LM Interior

(July 20, 1969) This interior view of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module shows Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., lunar module pilot, during the lunar landing mission. This picture was taken by Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong... more

Apollo 9

Apollo 9

Launch- March 3, 1969.Landing- March 13, 1969.Astronauts- James A. McDivitt, Russell L. Schweickart and David R. Scott.Apollo 9 preformed the first two successful rendezvous and docking with the Command and Ser... more

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

Description (July 20, 1969) Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 Commander, inside the Lunar Module as it rests on the lunar surface after completion of his historic moonwalk...Image Credit: NASA.Image # as11-37-5528

Thousands of News Reporters Watch Apollo 11 Lift Off

Thousands of News Reporters Watch Apollo 11 Lift Off

Full Description: At the press site, thousands of news reporters from the world over watched, taking many pictures, as the Saturn V launch vehicle (AS-506) lifted off to start Apollo 11 on its historic mission ... more

Apollo 10 launch

Apollo 10 launch

(May 18, 1969) The Apollo 10 (Spacecraft 106/Lunar Module 4/Saturn 505) space vehicle is launched from Pad B, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center at 12:49 p.m., May 18, 1969...Image # : S69-34481

Apollo 11 Launch Spectators

Apollo 11 Launch Spectators

Full Description: This is a view of a roadway near the NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC), shortly before dawn, where spectators from all over the world jammed into KSC to watch the liftoff of Apollo 11, the first... more

Bean Descends Intrepid

Bean Descends Intrepid

Alan L. Bean, Lunar Module pilot for the Apollo 12 mission, starts down the ladder of the Lunar Module (LM) "Intrepid" to join astronaut Charles Conrad, Jr., mission Commander, on the lunar surface...Image # : ... more

The Apollo 11 Prime Crew

The Apollo 11 Prime Crew

(May 1, 1969) Portrait of the prime crew of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. From left to right they are: Commander, Neil A. Armstrong, Command Module Pilot, Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot, Edwin E... more

Apollo 11: Catching Some Sun

Apollo 11: Catching Some Sun

Description: (July 20, 1969) Bright sunlight glints and long dark shadows dramatize this image of the lunar surface taken by Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first to walk on the Moon. Pictured is the mi... more