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Astronauts Shepard and Glenn - Breakfast - Pre-Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3 Flight - Cape

Astronauts Shepard and Glenn - Breakfast - Pre-Mercury-Redstone (MR)-3...

S61-02735 (5 May 1961) --- Astronauts Alan Shepard and John Glenn at breakfast before Shepard's Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Space Administration

GRISSOM, GUS - PRESSURE SUIT

GRISSOM, GUS - PRESSURE SUIT

S61-01490 (4 April 1961) --- Astronaut Virgil Grissom photographed in the new Mercury spacesuit, holding his helmet. Photo credit: NASA

ASTRONAUT GROUP - FLIGHT LINE

ASTRONAUT GROUP - FLIGHT LINE

S61-01250 (20 Jan. 1961) --- Photo of the Mercury astronauts standing beside a Convair 106-B aircraft. They are, left to right, M. Scott Carpenter, L. Gordon Cooper Jr., John H. Glenn Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Wa... more

Chimpanzee "Ham" - Biosensors - Cape

Chimpanzee "Ham" - Biosensors - Cape

S61-00203 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Chimpanzee "Ham" with bio-sensors attached to his body is readied by handlers for his trip in the Mercury-Redstone 2 (MR-2) spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA

CLOSEUP - ASTRONAUT SHEPARD, ALAN - PRESSURE SUIT - FREEDOM 7 CAPSULE

CLOSEUP - ASTRONAUT SHEPARD, ALAN - PRESSURE SUIT - FREEDOM 7 CAPSULE

S61-03645 (5 May 1961) --- Close-up of astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., in his pressure suit and helmet, ingressing into the Freedom 7 capsule in preparation for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) mission. Photo credi... more

GRISSOM

GRISSOM

S61-03705 (1961) --- Close-up view of the fueling of the Liberty Bell 7 for the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut Grissom arrives aboard the U.S.S. Randolph after the MR-4 flight

Astronaut Grissom arrives aboard the U.S.S. Randolph after the MR-4 fl...

S61-02894 (21 July 1961) --- Astronaut Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom, pilot of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) “Liberty Bell 7” spaceflight, arrives aboard the recovery ship, USS Randolph, following his 15-minute, 37-s... more

Attempted Recovery - Mercury Spacecraft - End - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-4 Mission

Attempted Recovery - Mercury Spacecraft - End - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-...

S61-02820 (21 July 1961) --- Attempted recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission. View shows the Marine helicopter pulled almost to the waters surface by the weight of the c... more

Recovery - Mercury Astronaut Virgil Grissom - End - Mercury-Reddstone (MR)-4 Mission

Recovery - Mercury Astronaut Virgil Grissom - End - Mercury-Reddstone ...

S61-02819 (21 July 1961) --- A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter retrieves astronaut Virgil I. Grissom from the Atlantic Ocean following the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) spaceflight. Grissom's "Liberty Bell" Mercury s... more

Attempted Recovery - Mercury Spacecraft - End - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-4 Mission

Attempted Recovery - Mercury Spacecraft - End - Mercury-Redstone (MR)-...

S61-02821 (21 July 1961) --- Attempted recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of the Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) mission. View shows the Marine helicopter dropping a recovery line to the capsule. In the upper left... more

Mercury-Redstone (MR)-4 - Spacecraft Launch - Cape

Mercury-Redstone (MR)-4 - Spacecraft Launch - Cape

S61-03121 (21 July 1961) --- Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4) launch of Virgil I. Grissom on July 21, 1961, from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

GEMINI SPACECRAFT - ARTIST CONCEPT - SEE-THROUGH (CUTAWAY) VIEW - MSC

GEMINI SPACECRAFT - ARTIST CONCEPT - SEE-THROUGH (CUTAWAY) VIEW - MSC

S65-14257 (January 1965) --- This is an artist's concept of a two-man Gemini spacecraft in flight, showing a cutaway view.

Comparison chart of U.S. launch vehicles

Comparison chart of U.S. launch vehicles

S67-20423 (1967) --- Comparison chart of U.S. launch vehicles. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut McDivitt - Blood Pressure Check - Preflight Examination - Merritt Island, FL

Astronaut McDivitt - Blood Pressure Check - Preflight Examination - Me...

S65-19524 (1 June 1965) --- Dr. Charles A. Berry, chief of Center Medical Programs, MSC, Houston, Texas, prepares to check the blood pressure of astronaut James A. McDivitt, command pilot for the Gemini-Titan 4... more

LIFTOFF - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 - CAPE

LIFTOFF - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 - CAPE

S65-29601 (3 June 1965) --- Distant view of the launch of the Gemini-Titan 4 (GT-4) spacecraft from Pad 19 at 10:16 a.m. (EST) on June 3, 1965. The Gemini IV spacecraft carried astronauts James A. McDivitt, com... more

GEMINI LAUNCH VEHICLE (GLV) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 (ON PAD) - CAPE

GEMINI LAUNCH VEHICLE (GLV) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 (ON PAD) - CAPE

S65-29600 (3 June 1965) --- View of the Gemini-Titan 4 spacecraft on Pad 19 on day of launch with erector being removed.

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 ACTIVITY - MSC

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 ACTIVITY - MSC

S65-28462 (3-7 June 1965) --- Christopher C. Kraft Jr., assistant director for Flight Operations, at his console in the Mission Control Center during Gemini-4 spaceflight. He served as mission director and as ... more

ASTRONAUT CONRAD, CHARLES (PETE), JR. - X-RAYS - MEDICAL TEAM MEMBERS - CAPE

ASTRONAUT CONRAD, CHARLES (PETE), JR. - X-RAYS - MEDICAL TEAM MEMBERS ...

S65-28699 (17 Aug. 1965) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr. (dark shirt), pilot for the Gemini-5 spaceflight, discusses x-rays with members of the medical team at Cape Kennedy. Left to right are Dr. Eugene Tubbs;... more

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-6 - SCRUBBED - MSC

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-6 - SCRUBBED - MSC

S65-44401 (1965) --- A group of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Manned Spacecraft Center (MSC) officials and personnel watch a Cape Kennedy press conference being telecast in the Missio... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - MISC. - EXPERIMENT D-16 - KNEE TETHER - MSC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - MISC. - EXPERIMENT D-16 - KNEE TETHER - MSC

S66-00933 (28 Jan. 1966) --- Gemini-11 Experiment D-16 Knee Tether, sponsored by the Department of Defense and the United States Air Force. The astronaut tightens and loosens bolts in a prescribed pattern durin... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

S66-42794 (21 July 1966) --- Navy frogmen prepare to attach a flotation collar to the Gemini-10 spacecraft as it bobs in the Atlantic Ocean following its successful splashdown. Inside the spacecraft are astrona... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - SPLASHDOWN - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - SPLASHDOWN - ATLANTIC

S66-42795 (21 July 1966) --- The Gemini-10 spacecraft, with astronauts John W. Young and Michael Collins aboard, nears touchdown in the Atlantic Ocean about four nautical miles from the prime recovery ship, USS... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - HOISTED ABOARD - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - RECOVERY - HOISTED ABOARD - ATLANTIC

S66-42790 (21 July 1966) --- The Gemini-10 spacecraft, with flotation collar still attached, is prepared for hoisting aboard the prime recovery ship, USS Guadalcanal. Navy frogmen assist in the recovery operati... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - TRAINING - WATER EGRESS - GULF

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - TRAINING - WATER EGRESS - GULF

S66-44501 (23 July 1966) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., prime crew command pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, relaxes on deck of the NASA Motor Vessel Retriever after suiting up for water egress training in... more

ASTRONAUT LOVELL, JAMES, JR. - PRE-ENTRY - GEMINI MISSION SIMULATOR - MSC

ASTRONAUT LOVELL, JAMES, JR. - PRE-ENTRY - GEMINI MISSION SIMULATOR - ...

S66-45580 (6 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., prime crew command pilot of the Gemini-12 spaceflight, prepares to enter the Gemini Mission Simulator in Building 5 for flight training. Photo credit: NASA

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - PRELAUNCH COUNTDOWN - ASTRONAUTS GORDON AND CONRAD - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - PRELAUNCH COUNTDOWN - ASTRONAUTS GORDON AND CON...

S66-50780 (10 Sept. 1966) --- Astronauts Richard F. Gordon Jr. (in front), pilot, and Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot, walk up the ramp at Pad 19 during the Gemini-11 prelaunch countdown. Photo credit: NASA

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - LIFTOFF - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - LIFTOFF - CAPE

S66-53900 (12 Sept. 1966) --- The Gemini-11 spacecraft, carrying astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot, and Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, was successfully launched by the National Aeronautics and Space A... more

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - RENDEZVOUS

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - RENDEZVOUS

S66-54585 (12-15 Sept. 1966) --- The Agena Target Docking Vehicle at a distance of approximately 80 feet from the Gemini-11 spacecraft. This view was taken after the disconnect of the tether between the two veh... more

GT-11 - PAD

GT-11 - PAD

S66-50765 (12 Sept. 1966) --- The erector at Launch Complex 19 is lowered during the Gemini-11 prelaunch countdown. Awaiting the launch in the Gemini-11 spacecraft atop the Gemini Launch Vehicle-11 are astronau... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - ON PAD - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - ON PAD - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

S66-50724 (12 Sept. 1966) --- An Agena Target Docking Vehicle atop its Atlas launch vehicle is ready for launch at Launch Complex 14 at Cape Kennedy, Florida. The Agena served as a rendezvous and docking vehicl... more

ASTRONAUT CONRAD - SUITING-UP - MISC. - BREAKFAST & SUITING-UP (GEMINI-TITAN [GT]-11)

ASTRONAUT CONRAD - SUITING-UP - MISC. - BREAKFAST & SUITING-UP (GEMINI...

S66-50726 (12 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, relaxes in Launch Complex 16 suiting trailer during the Gemini-11 prelaunch countdown. Minutes later astro... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - LIFTOFF - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - LIFTOFF - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

S66-50784 (12 Sept. 1966) --- An Agena Target Docking Vehicle atop its Atlas launch vehicle was launched from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 14 at 6:05 a.m., Sept. 12, 1966. The Agena served as a ren... more

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - EVA

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - EVA

S66-54454 (13 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot for the Gemini-11 spaceflight, returns to the hatch of the spacecraft following extravehicular activity (EVA). This picture was taken over th... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - HIGH APOGEE - EARTH SKY

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - HIGH APOGEE - EARTH SKY

S66-54530 --- Libyan Desert area of Sudan, foreground, and the United Arab Republic (Egypt), at lower left, as seen from the orbiting Gemini-11 spacecraft at an altitude of 300 nautical miles during its 27th re... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

S66-54706 (14 Sept. 1966) --- Western half of Australia, including the coastline from Perth to Port Darwin, looking west, as seen from the Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 26th revolution of Earth. Photograph wa... more

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - US GULF COAST

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - US GULF COAST

S66-54560 (14 Sept. 1966) --- U.S. Gulf coast area from Aransas Bay, Texas, to Mobile Bay, Alabama, as seen from the Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 29th revolution of Earth. The Galveston Bay and Houston area ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT-11) - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT-11) - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

S66-54677 (14 Sept. 1966) --- India and Ceylon as seen from the orbiting Gemini-11 spacecraft at an altitude of 410 nautical miles during its 26th revolution of Earth. The Indian Ocean is at bottom of picture; ... more

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - DOCKING

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - DOCKING

S66-54455 (13 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., Gemini-11 pilot, attaches a tether line from his spacecraft to the Agena Target Docking Vehicle (ATDV) during a spacewalk. This view was taken over... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - AGENA TETHERED - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - AGENA TETHERED - OUTER SPACE

S66-54571 (14 Sept. 1966) --- A 100-foot tether line connects the Agena Target Docking Vehicle with the Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 32nd revolution of Earth. Photo credit: NASA

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - SINAI PENINSULA - POINTS OF INTEREST - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - SINAI PENINSULA - POINTS ...

S66-54893 (14 Sept. 1966) --- Near East area as seen from the orbiting Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 26th revolution of Earth. The United Arab Republic (Egypt) is in foreground. Triangular-shaped area is the ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - ARABIAN PENINSULA & NORTHEAST AFRICA - POINTS OF INTEREST - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OVERLAY - ARABIAN PENINSULA & NORTH...

S66-54536 (14 Sept. 1966) --- Arabian Peninsula (on left) and northeast Africa (on right) as seen from the orbiting Gemini-11 spacecraft at an altitude of 340 nautical miles during its 27th revolution of Earth,... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - EARTH SKY - OUTER SPACE

S66-54643 (14 Sept. 1966) --- Western half of Australia, including the coastline from Perth to Port Darwin, looking west, as seen from the Gemini-11 spacecraft at a record-high apogee of 740 nautical miles duri... more

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - RENDEZVOUS

GT-11 - EARTH SKY - RENDEZVOUS

S66-54810 (14 Sept. 1966) --- The Agena Target Docking Vehicle is tethered to the Gemini-11 spacecraft during its 31st revolution of Earth. Area below is the Gulf of California and Baja California at La Paz. Ta... more

GT-11 - RECOVERY

GT-11 - RECOVERY

S66-50743 (15 Sept. 1966) --- The Gemini-11 spacecraft is lowered onto a dolly on the deck of the USS Guam, prime recovery vessel for the Gemini-11 mission. Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr. and Richard F. Gordon Jr... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

S66-53547 (15 Sept. 1966) --- The Gemini-11 spacecraft, with astronauts Charles Conrad Jr. and Richard F. Gordon Jr. aboard, nears touchdown in the Atlantic Ocean approximately two statute miles from the prime ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-11 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

S66-50749 (15 Sept. 1966) --- The Gemini-11 spaceflight is concluded as the Gemini-11 spacecraft, with astronauts Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot, and Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, aboard, touches down in the... more

GT-11 - RECOVERY

GT-11 - RECOVERY

S66-50767 (15 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, climbs from the spacecraft minutes after splashdown. Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, still has his... more

GEMIN--TITAN (GT)-XI - RECOVERY - FROGMEN - ATLANTIC

GEMIN--TITAN (GT)-XI - RECOVERY - FROGMEN - ATLANTIC

S66-50763 (16 Sept. 1966) --- Astronauts Charles Conrad Jr. (left), command pilot, and Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot, wave to the welcome crowd at the Cape Kennedy skid strip. The Gemini-11 crew had just arrived... more

GEMIN--TITAN (GT)-XI - RECOVERY - FROGMEN - ATLANTIC

GEMIN--TITAN (GT)-XI - RECOVERY - FROGMEN - ATLANTIC

S66-50761 (15 Sept. 1966) --- Astronauts Richard F. Gordon Jr. (left), pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, and Charles Conrad Jr., command pilot, sit in life raft while awaiting pickup by a helicopter from the ... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EXPERIMENT D-10 - ION-SENSING ATTITUDE CONTROL - MSC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EXPERIMENT D-10 - ION-SENSING ATTITUDE CONTROL ...

S66-09377 (1 Oct. 1966) --- One of two Ion Sensors which will be used to investigate determination of Gemini-12 spacecraft attitude in yaw and pitch from measurement of ion flow variations. Each sensor is attac... more

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-XII - EXPERIMENT S-51 (SO51) - DAYTIME SODIUM CLOUD  PHOTOGRAPHY - GOGGLES - MSC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-XII - EXPERIMENT S-51 (SO51) - DAYTIME SODIUM CLOUD ...

S66-09378 (1 Oct. 1966) --- Goggles which will be worn by Gemini-12 astronaut as he photographs sodium cloud ejected from French Centaure rocket launched from Hammaguir, Algeria. Photo credit: NASA

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) ACTIVITY - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 - CAPE

MISSION CONTROL CENTER (MCC) ACTIVITY - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-4 - CAPE

S65-30263 (3 June 1965) --- Shown at their consoles during the liftoff of Gemini-4 (from left) are astronauts Clifford C. Williams Jr., Frank Borman and Alan B. Shepard Jr. Borman was command pilot of the back... more

Astronaut Living Quarters - Crew Reception Area - Lunar ReceivIng Laboratory (LRL) - MSC

Astronaut Living Quarters - Crew Reception Area - Lunar ReceivIng Labo...

Typical Astronaut living quarters in the Crew Reception Area of the LRL, Bldg. 37, MSC, Houston, TX

Press Room - Crew Reception Area (CRA) - Lunar Receiving Laboratory (LRL) - MSC

Press Room - Crew Reception Area (CRA) - Lunar Receiving Laboratory (L...

Room 190 of the Support and Administrative Facilities, CRA, LRL, Bldg 37. The room is a debriefing room which facilitates indirect contact with the Astronauts and CRA Medical Staff during quarantine periods. Al... more

Astronaut Neil Armstrong - Rock Sample Study - Geological Field Trip - TX

Astronaut Neil Armstrong - Rock Sample Study - Geological Field Trip -...

S69-25198 (25 Feb. 1969) --- Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, commander of the Apollo 11 prime crew, studies rock sample during a geological field trip to the Quitman Mountains area near the Fort Quitman ruins in f... more

Apollo 11 - Prime and Backup Crews - Geology Training - TX

Apollo 11 - Prime and Backup Crews - Geology Training - TX

S69-25199 (25 Feb. 1969) --- Two Apollo 11 astronauts study a rock specimen during a geological field trip to the Quitman Mountains area near the Fort Quitman ruins in far west Texas. On the left is James A. L... more

Portraits - Apollo XII

Portraits - Apollo XII

S69-38852 (22 Sept. 1969) --- These three astronauts have been named by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the prime crew of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission. Left to right are Charl... more

Portraits - Apollo XII

Portraits - Apollo XII

S69-38859 (September 1969) --- Astronaut Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12 lunar module pilot.

Astronaut James Irwin simulates using lunar surface geological tools

Astronaut James Irwin simulates using lunar surface geological tools

S70-56433 (December 1970) --- Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot of the Apollo 15 lunar landing mission, participates in lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) training during a visit to Hawaii. ... more

Portrait - Astronaut Alfred M. Worden

Portrait - Astronaut Alfred M. Worden

S71-52280 (1971) --- Astronaut Alfred M. Worden

Portrait - Astronaut David R. Scott

Portrait - Astronaut David R. Scott

S71-52276 (1971) --- Astronaut David R. Scott

Portrait - Astronaut James B. Irwin

Portrait - Astronaut James B. Irwin

S71-56478 (December 1971) --- Astronaut James B. Irwin

ARTIST CONCEPT - SUBSATELLITE EJECTION (APOLLO XV) - MSC

ARTIST CONCEPT - SUBSATELLITE EJECTION (APOLLO XV) - MSC

S71-39481 (July 1971) --- An artist's concept showing TRW's small lunar subsatellite being ejected into lunar orbit from the SIM bay of the Apollo 15 Service Module. The 80-pound satellite will remain in orbit ... more

PLAQUE - LUNAR SURFACE (APOLLO XV) - MSC

PLAQUE - LUNAR SURFACE (APOLLO XV) - MSC

S71-39357 (July 1971) --- A photographic replica of the plaque which the Apollo 15 astronauts will leave behind on the moon during their lunar landing mission. Astronauts David R. Scott, commander; and James B.... more

ARTIST CONCEPT - ASTRONAUT WORDEN'S EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY (EVA)  (APOLLO XV)

ARTIST CONCEPT - ASTRONAUT WORDEN'S EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY (EVA) (AP...

S71-39614 (July 1971) --- An artist's concept of the Apollo 15 Command and Service Modules (CSM), showing two crewmembers performing a new-to-Apollo extravehicular activity (EVA). The figure at left represents ... more

ARTIST CONCEPT - ROVER ON MOON (APOLLO XV) - MSC

ARTIST CONCEPT - ROVER ON MOON (APOLLO XV) - MSC

S71-39868 (July 1971) --- An artist's concept of the Apollo 15 Hadley-Apennine landing area showing the two moon-exploring crewmen on a traverse in their Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV). The two figures represent as... more

LUNAR SITE MAP (APOLLO XV) - MSC

LUNAR SITE MAP (APOLLO XV) - MSC

S71-40085 (July 1971) --- An enlarged Lunar Orbiter photograph of the Apollo 15 landing area in the Hadley-Apennine region on the nearside of the moon. The overlay indicates the location of the numerous informa... more

Lightning around the Apollo 15 stack prior to launch

Lightning around the Apollo 15 stack prior to launch

S89-41564 (25 July 1971) --- Lightning streaks through the sky around the Apollo 15 stack of hardware prior to the Apollo 15 launch. The huge 363-feet tall Apollo 15 (Spacecraft 112/Lunar Module 10/Saturn 510) ... more

Launch - Apollo XV Space Vehicle - KSC

Launch - Apollo XV Space Vehicle - KSC

S71-41356 (26 July 1971) --- The huge, 363-feet tall Apollo 15 (Spacecraft 112/Lunar Module 10/Saturn 510) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida, at 9:34:0... more

APOLLO XV - (LIFTOFF) - CAPE

APOLLO XV - (LIFTOFF) - CAPE

S71-41810 (26 July 1971) --- The 363-feet tall Apollo 15 (Spacecraft 112/Lunar Module 10/Saturn 510) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, at 9:34:00.79 a.m., J... more

PRELAUNCH - (SUITING-UP) APOLLO 15 - KSC

PRELAUNCH - (SUITING-UP) APOLLO 15 - KSC

S71-41408 (26 July 1971) --- The three Apollo 15 astronauts go through suiting up operations in the Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) Manned Spacecraft Operations Building (MSOB) during the Apollo 15 prelaunch count... more

PRELAUNCH - (SUITING-UP) APOLLO 15 - KSC

PRELAUNCH - (SUITING-UP) APOLLO 15 - KSC

S71-41409 (26 July 1971) --- Astronaut David R. Scott, commander of the Apollo 15 lunar landing mission, goes through suiting up operations in the Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) Manned Spacecraft Operations Build... more

Apollo 15 EVA panorama

Apollo 15 EVA panorama

S71-43941 (2 Aug. 1971) --- A photographic mosaic showing a portion of the Apollo 15 Hadley-Apennine landing site with a field of view from about south by southwest to about north by northwest. The photographs ... more

Apollo 15 - Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Panorama

Apollo 15 - Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Panorama

S71-43943 (2 Aug. 1971) --- Mosaic photographs which compose a 360-degree panoramic view of the Apollo 15 Hadley-Apennine landing site, taken near the close of the third lunar surface extravehicular activity (E... more

Apollo 15 - Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Panorama

Apollo 15 - Extravehicular Activity (EVA) Panorama

S71-43942 (2 Aug. 1971) --- This view is the second of a series of three mosaic photographs which compose a 360-degree panoramic view of the Apollo 15 Hadley-Apennine landing site, taken near the close of the t... more

Astronaut David Scott watching hammer and feather fall to lunar surface

Astronaut David Scott watching hammer and feather fall to lunar surfac...

S71-43788 (2 Aug. 1971) --- Astronaut David R. Scott, Apollo 15 commander, watches a geological hammer and a feather hit the lunar surface simultaneously in a test of Galileo's law of motion concerning falling ... more

APOLLO COMMAND MODULE (CM) - SAFE TOUCHDOWN - PACIFIC OCEAN

APOLLO COMMAND MODULE (CM) - SAFE TOUCHDOWN - PACIFIC OCEAN

S71-41999 (7 Aug. 1971) --- The Apollo 15 Command Module (CM), with astronauts David R. Scott, commander; Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot; and James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, aboard, nears a safe tou... more

RECOVERY - APOLLO 15

RECOVERY - APOLLO 15

S71-43543 (7 Aug. 1971) --- The Apollo 15 Command Module (CM), with astronauts David R. Scott, commander; Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot; and James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, aboard safely touches do... more

RECOVERY - APOLLO 15

RECOVERY - APOLLO 15

S71-43542 (7 Aug. 1971) --- The Apollo 15 Command Module (CM), with astronauts David R. Scott, commander; Alfred M. Worden, command module pilot; and James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, aboard safely touches do... more

Astronaut David Scott - Sample - "Genesis Rock" - MSC

Astronaut David Scott - Sample - "Genesis Rock" - MSC

S71-43477 (12 Aug. 1971) --- Astronaut David R. Scott, right, commander of the Apollo 15 mission, gets a close look at the sample referred to as "Genesis rock" in the Non-Sterile Nitrogen Processing Line (NNPL)... more

Apollo 15 Crew - Welcome on Arrival - Ellington AFB (EAFB), TX

Apollo 15 Crew - Welcome on Arrival - Ellington AFB (EAFB), TX

S71-43428 (8 Aug. 1971) --- The three crew men, of the highly successful Apollo 15 lunar landing mission, receive a warm welcome home at Ellington Air Force Base (EAFB), Houston, after an eight hour flight aboa... more

View of crater Humboldt as photographed by Apollo 15

View of crater Humboldt as photographed by Apollo 15

S71-44668 (31 July-2 Aug. 1971) --- An oblique view of the crater Humboldt, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) bay of the Apollo 15 Command and Service Modu... more

Crater Paracelsus - Lunar Farside - Apollo XV

Crater Paracelsus - Lunar Farside - Apollo XV

S71-44672 (30 July 1971) --- A near vertical view of the crater Paracelsus (formerly called I.A.U. Crater 365) on the lunar farside, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the Scientific Instrumentat... more

View of Hadley-Apennine area, looking north, photographed by Apollo 15

View of Hadley-Apennine area, looking north, photographed by Apollo 15

S71-44667 (31 July-2 Aug. 1971) --- An oblique view of the Hadley-Apennine area, looking north, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the Scientific Instrumentation Module (SIM) bay of the Apollo 15... more

View of crater Proclus on lunar nearside as photographed by Apollo 15

View of crater Proclus on lunar nearside as photographed by Apollo 15

S71-44669 (31 July-2 Aug. 1971) --- An oblique view of the rayed crater Proclus on the lunar nearside, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the SIM bay of the Apollo 15 Command and Service Modules ... more

View of Schroeter's Valley and crater Aristarchus photographed by Apollo 15

View of Schroeter's Valley and crater Aristarchus photographed by Apol...

S71-44666 (31 July-2 Aug. 1971) --- An oblique view of Schroeter's Valley and the crater Aristarchus, as photographed by the Fairchild metric camera in the Scientific Instrumentation Module (SIM) bay of the Apo... more

Astronaut Thomas Mattingly participates in EVA simulation

Astronaut Thomas Mattingly participates in EVA simulation

S71-58148 (1 Dec. 1971) --- Astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot of the planned Apollo 16 lunar landing mission, participates in extravehicular activity (EVA) simulations in the water facility... more

APOLLO XVI  (PORTRAITS)

APOLLO XVI (PORTRAITS)

S72-16660 (January 1972) --- These three astronauts have been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the prime crew men of the Apollo 16 lunar landing mission. They are, left to... more

View of Apollo 16 space vehicle on way from VAB to Pad A, Launch Complex 39

View of Apollo 16 space vehicle on way from VAB to Pad A, Launch Compl...

S72-19794 (13 Dec. 1971) --- A ground-level view showing the tall Apollo 16 (Spacecraft 113/Lunar Module 11/Saturn 511) space vehicle at the Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) Launch Complex 39 being moved from the V... more

View of Apollo 16 space vehicle on way from VAB to Pad A, Launch Complex 39

View of Apollo 16 space vehicle on way from VAB to Pad A, Launch Compl...

S72-19795 (13 Dec. 1971) --- A large crowd of spectators look on as the 363-feet tall Apollo 16 (Spacecraft 113/Lunar Module 11/Saturn 511) space vehicle moves out of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at the ... more

CREW TRAINING - APOLLO XVI

CREW TRAINING - APOLLO XVI

S72-30694 (28 Jan. 1972) --- Astronauts John W. Young, left, Apollo 16 commander, and Charles M. Duke Jr., lunar module pilot, prepare to begin a simulated traverse in a training area at the Kennedy Space Cente... more

APOLLO 16 - PRELAUNCH (MCC)

APOLLO 16 - PRELAUNCH (MCC)

S72-35188 (16 April 1972) --- Flight director Eugene F. Kranz is seated at his console in the mission operations control room in the Manned Spacecraft Center's Mission Control Center on the morning of the launc... more

EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY (EVA)-LUNAR RVER VEHICLE(LRV) "GRAND PRIX" (APOLLO 16)

EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITY (EVA)-LUNAR RVER VEHICLE(LRV) "GRAND PRIX" (AP...

S72-37002 (21 April 1972) --- The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) gets a speed workout by astronaut John W. Young in the "Grand Prix" run during the first Apollo 16 extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Descartes lan... more

Apollo 16 spacecraft touches down in the central Pacific Ocean

Apollo 16 spacecraft touches down in the central Pacific Ocean

S72-36293 (27 April 1972) --- The Apollo 16 Command Module (CM), with astronauts John W. Young, Thomas K. Mattingly II, and Charles M. Duke Jr. aboard, splashed down in the central Pacific Ocean to successfully... more

View of ceremonies welcoming Apollo 16 crew aboard U.S.S. Ticonderoga

View of ceremonies welcoming Apollo 16 crew aboard U.S.S. Ticonderoga

S72-36262 (27 April 1972) --- A high-angle view of the Apollo 16 welcoming aboard ceremonies on the deck of the prime recovery ship, USS Ticonderoga. It was soon after the splashdown of the Apollo 16 Command Mo... more

EVANS, RONALD E.  - APOLLO 17

EVANS, RONALD E. - APOLLO 17

S72-49970 (29 Sept. 1972) --- Astronaut Ronald E. Evans, command module pilot of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission, is suited up in preparation for extravehicular activity training in a water tank in Building... more

Astronaut Ronald Evans is suited up for EVA training

Astronaut Ronald Evans is suited up for EVA training

S72-49971 (29 Sept. 1972) --- Astronaut Ronald E. Evans, command module pilot of the Apollo 17 lunar landing mission, participates in extravehicular activity training in a water tank in Building 5 at the Manned... more

Skylab (SL)-2 - Astronaut Joseph Kerwin - Suiting-Up - Prelaunch - KSC

Skylab (SL)-2 - Astronaut Joseph Kerwin - Suiting-Up - Prelaunch - KSC

S73-25900 (25 May 1973) --- Scientist-astronaut Joseph P. Kerwin, science pilot of the Skylab 2 mission, is suited up in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building at the Kennedy Space Center during Skylab 2 pre... more

ASTRONAUT CONRAD, CHARLES - SKYLAB (SL)-2 - JSC

ASTRONAUT CONRAD, CHARLES - SKYLAB (SL)-2 - JSC

S73-24369 (17 April 1973) --- The three members of the prime crew of the first manned Skylab mission discuss their scheduled flight before a gathering of news media representatives, in building 1 auditorium, Ap... more