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Astronaut Virgil Grissom - Training Prep - Centrifuge - Johnsonville, PA

Astronaut Virgil Grissom - Training Prep - Centrifuge - Johnsonville, ...

B59-00586 (1959) --- Astronaut Virgil (Gus) Grissom is seen preparing for training in the centrifuge at Johnsville. A Navy corpsman attaches sensors to Grissom to monitor his body's reaction to the centrifuge. ... More

 Personnel - Astronaut Scott Carpenter - Centrifuge

Personnel - Astronaut Scott Carpenter - Centrifuge

B59-00723 (1959) --- Close-up of astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission, during centrifuge training. (M-199) Photo credit: NASA

Arrival at Grand Bahamas Island - Press Conference

Arrival at Grand Bahamas Island - Press Conference

S61-02385 (5 July 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. arrives at Grand Bahamas Island and is greeted by astronauts Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom (right) and Donald Slayton (left) and also by Keith Lindell (betwee... More

ASTRONAUT ALAN SHEPARD - PREFLIGHT ACTIVITIES - CAPE

ASTRONAUT ALAN SHEPARD - PREFLIGHT ACTIVITIES - CAPE

S61-02767 (5 May 1961) --- Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in flight couch for final check before insertion into capsule for his Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight. Photo credit: NASA or National Aeronautics and Sp... More

Astronauts Glenn, Grissom and Shepard - Redstone

Astronauts Glenn, Grissom and Shepard - Redstone

S61-00239 (1961) --- Mercury astronauts John H. Glenn Jr., Virgil I. Grissom and Alan B. Shepard Jr. standing by Redstone rocket in their spacesuits. Photo credit: NASA

CLOSEUP VIEW - ASTRONAUT SHEPARD, ALAN - PRESSURE SUIT - MERCURY-REDSTONE (MR)-3 - CAPE

CLOSEUP VIEW - ASTRONAUT SHEPARD, ALAN - PRESSURE SUIT - MERCURY-REDST...

S61-02775 (5 May 1961) --- Close-up view of astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr. in his pressure suit, with helmet opened, for the Mercury-Redstone 3 (MR-3) flight, the first American manned spaceflight. Photo credit:... More

CAMERA -"FRIENDSHIP 7" - PHOTOGRAPHS ASTRONAUT GLENN, JOHN - MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-6

CAMERA -"FRIENDSHIP 7" - PHOTOGRAPHS ASTRONAUT GLENN, JOHN - MERCURY-A...

S62-00304 (20 Feb. 1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. is pictured aboard the Mercury-Atlas (MA-6) Friendship 7 capsule during the U.S.'s initial orbital flight. Photo credit: NASA

LITTLE JOE 2 - LAUNCH VEHICLES - VA

LITTLE JOE 2 - LAUNCH VEHICLES - VA

G61-00030 (4 Nov. 1959) --- Launch of Little Joe-2 from Wallops Island carrying Mercury spacecraft test article. The suborbital test flight of the Mercury capsule was to test the escape system. Vehicle function... More

Attempted Recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of MR-4 mission

Attempted Recovery of Mercury spacecraft at end of MR-4 mission

S61-02826 (21 July 1961) --- A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter attempts an unsuccessful recovery of the Mercury-Redstone 4 "Liberty Bell 7" spacecraft. The spacecraft hatch opened prematurely, and astronaut Virgil... More

Astronaut John Glenn has biosensor attached to body during training

Astronaut John Glenn has biosensor attached to body during training

S61-03622 (1961) --- Mercury astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. has a biosensor attached to his body during astronaut training activities at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

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

Earth observations taken during the Mercury-Redstone 2 flight

Earth observations taken during the Mercury-Redstone 2 flight

S61-04669 (31 Jan. 1961) --- Earth view from the Mercury Redstone 2 (MR-2) spacecraft. Photo credit: NASA

EXAMINATION - ASTRONAUT CARPENTER - SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE - PENSACOLA, FL

EXAMINATION - ASTRONAUT CARPENTER - SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE - PENS...

S61-04570 (1961) --- Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter's balance mechanism performance is tested by his walking on a narrow board in his bare feet. He is performing this test at the School of Aviation Medicine, Pens... More

Interpid, Carpenter recovery, NASA Mercury project

Interpid, Carpenter recovery, NASA Mercury project

S62-04058 (24 May 1962) --- Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission, arrives aboard the prime recovery ship, USS Intrepid, during recovery operations following his Earth... More

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Capsule #13 atop MA-6 with egress facility extended to capsule. PAD 14, CCMTA.      Photo credit: NASA KSC-LOD-62C-128

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Capsule #13 atop MA-6 with egress facility ext...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Capsule #13 atop MA-6 with egress facility extended to capsule. PAD 14, CCMTA. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut John Glenn running as part of physical training program

Astronaut John Glenn running as part of physical training program

S64-14883 (1962) --- Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 6 mission, participates in a strict physical training program, as he exemplifies by frequent running. Here he pauses during an exerci... More

PRESS SITE - SUNRISE SCENE - PRESS & TV CAMERAMEN - CAPE - MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-6

PRESS SITE - SUNRISE SCENE - PRESS & TV CAMERAMEN - CAPE - MERCURY-ATL...

S62-00271 (20 Feb. 1962) --- During the early hours of dawn, newsmen, photographers and T.V. reporters await the Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) liftoff at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

View of Friendship 7 capsule on top of booster rocket

View of Friendship 7 capsule on top of booster rocket

S62-00380 (20 Feb. 1962) --- Close-up view of the Mercury Atlas 6 (MA-6) Friendship 7 capsule on top of its booster rocket with catwalk still attached. Photo credit: NASA

John Glenn and Scott Carpenter discuss flight plan for MA-7

John Glenn and Scott Carpenter discuss flight plan for MA-7

S62-02830 (1962) --- Astronauts John Glenn (left) and Scott Carpenter go over the flight plan for MA-7 mission. (62-MA7-63) Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper participates in Mercury water egress training

Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper participates in Mercury water egress traini...

S62-05161 (1962) --- Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr. participates in Mercury water egress training. He is wearing a snorkel and holding a camera for underwater photography. Photo credit: NASA

Survival Kit - Food Kit, NASA Mercury project

Survival Kit - Food Kit, NASA Mercury project

S62-08742 (1962) --- Food kit used by Mercury astronauts. Some is dehydrated and needs water, other packets are ready to eat. Size is measured relative to a ruler. Included are packets of mushroom soup, orange-... More

Horizon photo of Western horizon over South America - sixth orbit pass

Horizon photo of Western horizon over South America - sixth orbit pass...

S62-06607 (3 Oct. 1962) --- Western horizon over South America taken during the sixth orbit pass of the Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) mission by astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. with a hand-held camera. Photo credit: NASA

Astronaut Walter Schirra smiles during post-flight physcial

Astronaut Walter Schirra smiles during post-flight physcial

S62-06163 (3 Oct. 1962) --- Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. smiles at medical personnel (out of frame) during a postflight physcial aboard the USS Kearsage, prime recovery vessel for Mercury-Atlas 8 (MA-8) upon... More

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-9 - "FRIENDSHIP 7" SPACECRAFT - PRELAUNCH ACTIVITIES - CAPE

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)-9 - "FRIENDSHIP 7" SPACECRAFT - PRELAUNCH ACTIVITIE...

S63-03960 (1 Feb. 1963) --- Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., prime pilot for the Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) mission, checks over the instrument panel from Mercury spacecraft #20 with Robert Graham, McDonnell Aircraf... More

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)- 9 - EARTH SKY

MERCURY-ATLAS (MA)- 9 - EARTH SKY

S63-06456 (15-16 May 1963) --- Lakes of Western Tibet, photographed from the Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) capsule by astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., during his 22-orbit MA-9 spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA

General scenes of MCC and quarters with Colonel Powers, Walt Williams and others

General scenes of MCC and quarters with Colonel Powers, Walt Williams ...

S63-09593 (15-16 May 1963) --- John A. Powers sits at the Public Affairs Officer console in Mercury Control Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida during the Mercury Atlas 9 (MA-9) 22-orbit mission of astronaut L. G... More

Recovery- Cooper smiles at recovery crew on Kearsarge

Recovery- Cooper smiles at recovery crew on Kearsarge

S63-07852 (16 May 1963)--- Astronaut L. Gordon Cooper Jr., pilot of the Mercury-Atlas 9 (MA-9) mission, has a smile for the recovery crew of the USS Kearsarge, after he is onboard from a successful 22-orbit mis... More

MERCURY ASTRONAUTS - ATLAS - AUTOGRAPHED PICTURE

MERCURY ASTRONAUTS - ATLAS - AUTOGRAPHED PICTURE

S62-02704 (1959) --- The original Mercury astronauts are pictured around a table admiring an Atlas model. Standing, left to right, are Alan B. Shepard Jr., Walter M. Schirra Jr., and John H. Glenn Jr.; sitting,... More

Scott Carpenter in Mercury pressure suit

Scott Carpenter in Mercury pressure suit

S64-36908 (1962) --- Portrait view of astronaut M. Scott Carpenter, wearing Mercury pressure suit, posing for pictures during astronaut training at the Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photo credit: NASA

KSC-64PC-0082. NASA public domain image. Kennedy space center.

KSC-64PC-0082. NASA public domain image. Kennedy space center.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Overall aerial view of "Missile Row," Cape Kennedy Air Force Station. The view is looking north, with the Vehicle Assembly Building under construction in the upper left-hand corner. Phot... More

Gemini-Titan (GT)-7 - Water Egress Pilots - Spacecraft (S/C) - Gulf

Gemini-Titan (GT)-7 - Water Egress Pilots - Spacecraft (S/C) - Gulf

S65-55562 (15 Oct. 1965) --- Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., prime crew pilot for the Gemini-7 spaceflight, sits on top of the Gemini spacecraft Static Test Article during water egress training in the Gulf of Me... More

WALKUP DOWN RAMP (AFTER MISSION SCRUBBED) -  - MISC.

WALKUP DOWN RAMP (AFTER MISSION SCRUBBED) - - MISC.

S65-57964 (25 Oct. 1965) --- The prime crew of the Gemini-6 spaceflight walk down the ramp at Pad 19 after leaving the Gemini-6 spacecraft. Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. (leading) is command pilot; and astron... More

GEMINI 7 - INSIGNIA - EMBLEM - PATCH - MSC

GEMINI 7 - INSIGNIA - EMBLEM - PATCH - MSC

S65-54129 (November 1965) --- Design for the emblem of the Gemini VII spaceflight. At left of hand-held torch is a Gemini spacecraft. Roman numeral indicates the seventh flight in the Gemini series. Prime crew ... More

Portrait - Astronaut David R. Scott

Portrait - Astronaut David R. Scott

S65-58502 (4 Nov. 1965) --- This is the portrait of the prime and backup crew members of the Gemini-Titan 8 (GT-8) mission. Astronauts David R. Scott (left), pilot; and astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, command pilo... More

Optical Communications Transmitter, NASA Gemini program

Optical Communications Transmitter, NASA Gemini program

S65-42598 (10 Nov. 1965) --- Douglas S. Idlly, Electromagnetic Systems Branch, Instrumentation and Electronic Systems Division, illustrates an Optical Communications Transmitter (LASER) during a briefing at the... More

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR.  - MEDICAL - PREFLIGHT (GEMINI-TITAN [GT]-7) - EYES EXAMINED - CAPE

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR. - MEDICAL - PREFLIGHT (GEMINI-TITAN [G...

S65-66703 (18 Dec. 1965) --- Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., pilot of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Gemini-7 spaceflight, undergoes an eye examination during a postflight medical checkup ab... More

ASTRONAUT GROUP - GT-7 PRELAUNCH - PRIME CREW - BREAKFAST

ASTRONAUT GROUP - GT-7 PRELAUNCH - PRIME CREW - BREAKFAST

S65-59927 (4 Dec. 1965) --- Fellow astronauts join the Gemini-7 prime crew for breakfast in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building, Merritt Island, on the day of the Gemini-7 launch. Clockwise around the tab... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-7 - PRELAUNCH ACTIVITY - COMMAND PILOT (LEAVES SUITING TRAILER)  - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-7 - PRELAUNCH ACTIVITY - COMMAND PILOT (LEAVES SUITI...

S65-59932 (4 Dec. 1965) --- Prime crew for the Gemini-7 spaceflight astronauts James A. Lovell Jr. (front), pilot, and Frank Borman, command pilot, leave the suiting trailer at Launch Complex 16 during prelaunc... More

ASTRONAUT WALTER M. SCHIRRA, JR. -  MISC. (GEMINI-TITAN [GT]-6 PRELAUNCH ACTIVITY) - CAPE

ASTRONAUT WALTER M. SCHIRRA, JR. - MISC. (GEMINI-TITAN [GT]-6 PRELAUN...

S65-61912 (12 Dec. 1965) --- Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr., command pilot, accepts the best wishes of G.F. Wendt, McDonnell Aircraft Corporation pad leader, as he arrives in the white room atop Pad 19. Moment... More

Gemini-Titan (GT)-6 - Preflight Activity - Command Pilot Suiting-Up - Cape

Gemini-Titan (GT)-6 - Preflight Activity - Command Pilot Suiting-Up - ...

S65-59975 (15 Dec. 1965) --- Astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. (seated), command pilot of NASA's Gemini-6 spaceflight, relaxes in the suiting trailer at Launch Complex 16 during the Gemini-6 prelaunch countdown a... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-7 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-7 - RECOVERY - ATLANTIC

S65-61823 (18 Dec. 1965) --- Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr. (left), Gemini-7 pilot, and Frank Borman (right), command pilot, slice into a huge cake which was part of their warm welcome after arriving aboard the... More

ASTRONAUT DAVID R. SCOTT - TRAINING - WEIGHTLESSNESS - GT-8 PRIME CREW

ASTRONAUT DAVID R. SCOTT - TRAINING - WEIGHTLESSNESS - GT-8 PRIME CREW

S66-21411 (18 Feb. 1966) --- Astronaut David R. Scott, in full spacesuit, holds maneuvering unit while suspended in a weightless state during extravehicular activity (EVA) training in a C-135 Air Force plane. P... More

GORDON, RICHARD F., ASTRONAUT - TRAINING - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-8 SIMULATION - BACKUP IN SPACECRAFT (S/C) - CAPE

GORDON, RICHARD F., ASTRONAUT - TRAINING - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-8 SIMULAT...

S66-24403 (16 March 1966) --- Astronauts David R. Scott and Neil A. Armstrong inserted into Gemini-8 spacecraft prior to liftoff. Photo credit: NASA

LIFTOFF - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-8 - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

LIFTOFF - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-8 - ATLAS/AGENA - CAPE

S66-24465 (16 March 1966) --- The Gemini-Titan 8 (GT-8), carrying astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, command pilot, and David R. Scott, pilot, was successfully launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administ... More

Astronaut John W. Young during water egress training

Astronaut John W. Young during water egress training

S66-39691 (18 June 1966) --- Astronaut John W. Young, prime crew command pilot for the Gemini-10 spaceflight, sits in Static Article 5 during water egress training activity onboard the NASA Motor Vessel Retriev... More

GT-10 - EARTH SKY - COAHUILA & NUEVO LEON, MEXICO

GT-10 - EARTH SKY - COAHUILA & NUEVO LEON, MEXICO

S66-45763 (18-21 July 1966) --- Don Martin Reservoir and Sabinas River Valley area of the States of Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, as seen from the Gemini-10 spacecraft. Taken with a J. A. Maurer 70mm camera,... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - MISC. - INFLIGHT (MILKY WAY) - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - MISC. - INFLIGHT (MILKY WAY) - OUTER SPACE

S66-45328 (19 July 1966) --- Ultraviolet spectra of stars in the Carina-Vela region of the southern Milky Way. These objective-grating spectra were obtained by astronauts John W. Young and Michael Collins durin... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - MISC. - INFLIGHT (MILKY WAY) - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-10 - MISC. - INFLIGHT (MILKY WAY) - OUTER SPACE

S66-45314 (19 July 1966) --- Ultraviolet spectra of stars in the region of the Southern Cross. These objective-grating spectra were obtained by astronauts John W. Young and Michael Collins during Gemini-10 stan... More

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

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

S66-50816 (12 Sept. 1966) --- Astronaut Richard F. Gordon Jr., pilot of the Gemini-11 spaceflight, undergoes suiting up operations in the Launch Complex 16 suit trailer during the Gemini-11 prelaunch countdown.... More

PRESS CONFERENCE - GEMINI-11- ASTRONAUTS - MSC

PRESS CONFERENCE - GEMINI-11- ASTRONAUTS - MSC

S66-45605 (26 Sept. 1966) --- Movie film of the Gemini-11 extravehicular activity and rendezvous with the Agena Target Docking Vehicle was shown at the Gemini-11 press conference in the MSC Building 1 auditoriu... More

Portrait - Scientist/Astronaut Group - MSC

Portrait - Scientist/Astronaut Group - MSC

S66-65248 (November 1966) --- Five scientist-astronauts whose selection was announced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration on June 29, 1969. Front row, left to right, are P. Curtis Michel,(physi... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - LIFTOFF - OFFICIAL - CAPE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - LIFTOFF - OFFICIAL - CAPE

S66-59975 (11 Nov. 1966) --- Gemini-12 spacecraft, carrying astronauts James A. Lovell Jr., command pilot, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., pilot, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 19 at 3:46 ... More

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EXTRAVEHICULAR (EVA) - MICROMETEOROID PACKAGE - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EXTRAVEHICULAR (EVA) - MICROMETEOROID PACKAGE -...

S66-63538 (11 Nov. 1966) --- Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., pilot for the Gemini-12 spaceflight, removes micrometeoroid package for return to the spacecraft during extravehicular activity (EVA) on the first day... More

PRELAUNCH - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - WALK UP RAMP - CAPE

PRELAUNCH - GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - WALK UP RAMP - CAPE

S66-59966 (11 Nov. 1966) --- Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr. (leading), command pilot, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., pilot, walk up the ramp at Pad 19 after arriving from the Launch Complex 16 suiting trailer during ... More

Project Mercury - Monument, NASA Mercury project

Project Mercury - Monument, NASA Mercury project

S66-59963 (9 Nov. 1966) --- Monument at Pad 14 honoring Project Mercury. The Arabic number seven represents the seven original astronauts. The other figure is the astronomical symbol of the Planet Mercury. In b... More

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR. -EARTH SKY - GT-12 - ONBOARD - INSIDE CABIN S/C

ASTRONAUT JAMES A. LOVELL, JR. -EARTH SKY - GT-12 - ONBOARD - INSIDE C...

S66-63540 (12 Nov. 1966) --- Astronaut James A. Lovell is photographed inside his Gemini spacecraft during the Gemini-12 mission. Astronaut Edwin Aldrin is seen in the background and to the left. Photo credit: NASA

GT-12 - EARTH SKY -  NORTHWESTERN MEXICO

GT-12 - EARTH SKY - NORTHWESTERN MEXICO

S66-63440 (12 Nov. 1966) --- Area of northwestern Mexico as seen from the Gemini-12 spacecraft during its 16th revolution of Earth. View is looking northwest. Body of water in the foreground is the Gulf of Cali... More

GT-12 - EARTH SKY -  IRAN, TRUCIAL COAST

GT-12 - EARTH SKY - IRAN, TRUCIAL COAST

S66-63486 (13 Nov. 1966) --- Iran, Trucial Coast, Oman, Zagros Mountains, and Qishm Island (large island at lower right), as seen from the Gemini-12 spacecraft during its 25th revolution of Earth. Gulf of Oman ... More

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin inside Gemini spacecraft cabin during flight

Astronaut Edwin Aldrin inside Gemini spacecraft cabin during flight

S66-62984 (13 Nov. 1966) --- Astronaut Edwin Aldrin Jr. photographed inside the Gemini-12 spacecraft cabin during the spaceflight. Photo credit: NASA

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EARTH SKY -  GUADALUPE ISLAND - OUTER SPACE

GEMINI-TITAN (GT)-12 - EARTH SKY - GUADALUPE ISLAND - OUTER SPACE

S66-63494 (13 Nov. 1966) --- Guadalupe Island, unique vortices off Baja California, Mexico, as seen from the Gemini-12 spacecraft during its 29th revolution of Earth. Photo credit: NASA

GT-12 - CAKE - RECOVERY CEREMONIES

GT-12 - CAKE - RECOVERY CEREMONIES

S66-59989 (16 Nov. 1966) --- Gemini-12 astronaut James A. Lovell Jr. (left), command pilot, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. (right), pilot, eat a piece of cake presented the two astronauts by crew members of the prime ... More

Press Conference - Gemini-Titan (GT)-12 - Postflight - MSC

Press Conference - Gemini-Titan (GT)-12 - Postflight - MSC

S66-65190 (23 Nov. 1966) --- Two key NASA officials and the Gemini-12 crew explain the Gemini-12 space mission to news media representatives at a postflight press conference in the MSC auditorium. Left to right... More

Apollo 12 crewmembers participate in lunar surface extravehicular simulations

Apollo 12 crewmembers participate in lunar surface extravehicular simu...

S69-55362 (6 Oct. 1969) --- The two assigned moon-walking crew members for the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission participate in lunar surface extravehicular activity simulations in the Kennedy Space Center's Flig... More

Astronauts James Lovell uses scoop from ALHT during simulation

Astronauts James Lovell uses scoop from ALHT during simulation

S70-20272 (December 1969) --- Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., commander of the upcoming Apollo 13 lunar landing mission, uses a scoop from the Apollo Lunar Hand Tools (ALHT) during a simulated lunar surface trav... More

KSC-70PC-63, NASA Apollo program

KSC-70PC-63, NASA Apollo program

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Backup Commander John Young, left, and Lunar Module Pilot Charlie Duke are going through a practice exercise for the Apollo 13 mission at a field site at the Kennedy Space Center. Photo ... More

TESTS - APOLLO 13, NASA Langley research center

TESTS - APOLLO 13, NASA Langley research center

S70-41983 (June 1970) --- Second photograph in sequence of three of panel separation test at Langley Research Center. The test was part of the Apollo 13 post flight investigation of the Service Module explosion... More

KSC-72PC-169. NASA public domain image. Kennedy space center.

KSC-72PC-169. NASA public domain image. Kennedy space center.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Apollo 16 crew prepares to climb inside the Apollo capsule on launch day before lifting off on a mission to the moon. Photo credit: NASA

CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. -- In the AO Building at Cape Kennedy Air Force Station in Florida, the Pioneer G spacecraft awaits the installation of its protective payload fairing. The interplanetary space probe is scheduled for launch atop an Atlas Centaur rocket from Cape Kennedy April 5, 1973. Pioneer G's nearly two-year mission will take it on an investigation of the asteroid belt, then on to Jupiter, largest planet in our solar system. NASA's launch teams from the Kennedy Space Center will direct final testing and the launch itself. The mission is a project of the Ames Research Center. Photo Credit: NASA KSC-73P-0116

CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. -- In the AO Building at Cape Kennedy Air Force Sta...

CAPE KENNEDY, Fla. -- In the AO Building at Cape Kennedy Air Force Station in Florida, the Pioneer G spacecraft awaits the installation of its protective payload fairing. The interplanetary space probe is sched... More

Dr. Christopher Kraft looks over packaged "parasol" in bldg 10

Dr. Christopher Kraft looks over packaged "parasol" in bldg 10

S73-26394 (23 May 1973) --- Dr. Christopher C. Kraft Jr. (left), JSC Director, and George A. Post, JSC Crew Systems Division, look over the packaged "parasol" during fabrication and checkout of the umbrella-lik... More

SL2-04-118 (June 1973) --- A color photograph of the San Francisco Bay, California area, taken from the Skylab space station in Earth orbit. (The picture should be held with the clouds and Pacific Ocean on the left.) Note the thickly populated and highly developed area around the bay. Among the cities visible are San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and San Jose. This view extends eastward to show a portion of the San Joaquin Valley. This photograph was taken by one of the six lenses of the Itek-furnished S190-A Multispectral Photographic Facility Experiment in the Multiple Docking Adapter of the space station. Type SO-356 film was used. The S190-A experiment is part of the Skylab Earth Resources Experiments Package (EREP). Photo credit: NASA SL2-04-118

SL2-04-118 (June 1973) --- A color photograph of the San Francisco Bay...

SL2-04-118 (June 1973) --- A color photograph of the San Francisco Bay, California area, taken from the Skylab space station in Earth orbit. (The picture should be held with the clouds and Pacific Ocean on the ... More

Skylab 2 crewmen give demonstration on effects of weightlessness

Skylab 2 crewmen give demonstration on effects of weightlessness

S73-27262 (1 June 1973) --- The three Skylab 2 crewmen give a demonstration on the effects of weightlessness in the Orbital Workshop of the Skylab 1 and 2 space station cluster in Earth orbit, as seen in this r... More

Southern Italy. NASA Skylab space station

Southern Italy. NASA Skylab space station

SL2-05-359 (22 June 1973) --- This rare cloud free view of southern Italy (41.0N, 16.0E) shows almost all of the famous `boot' configuration of the peninsula up to just north of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. The l... More

Detroit and the Lower Peninsula of Michigan

Detroit and the Lower Peninsula of Michigan

SL2-05-389 (22 June 1973) --- This scene displays the southeastern part of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and adjacent Ontario, Canada (43.0N, 84.0W). Detroit can be recognized by its radial pattern of development ... More

Lake Powell, Colorado River, Utah and Grand Canyon, Arizona

Lake Powell, Colorado River, Utah and Grand Canyon, Arizona

SL2-04-018 (June 1973) --- A vertical view of the Arizona-Utah border area showing the Colorado River and Grand Canyon photographed from the Skylab 1/2 space station in Earth orbit. This picture was taken by on... More

SKYLAB (SL)-3 CREWMEN - EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITIES (EVA) PROCEDURES

SKYLAB (SL)-3 CREWMEN - EXTRAVEHICULAR ACTIVITIES (EVA) PROCEDURES

S73-31323 (30 June 1973) --- Astronaut Jack R. Lousma, Skylab 3 pilot, practices procedures for extravehicular activity (EVA) in his Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit during Skylab 3 prelaunch traini... More

View of the expended S-IVB second stage of Skylab 3 space vehicle

View of the expended S-IVB second stage of Skylab 3 space vehicle

SL3-114-1625 (July-September 1973) --- An excellent view of the expended S-IVB second stage of the Skylab 3/Saturn 1B space vehicle is seen in this photograph taken from the Skylab 3 Command and Service Module ... More

Pattern of downstream eddies in stratocumulus clouds over Pacific Ocean

Pattern of downstream eddies in stratocumulus clouds over Pacific Ocea...

SL3-121-2371 (July-September 1973) --- A pattern of downstream eddies in the stratocumulus clouds over the Pacific Ocean west of Baja California, as photographed by the crewmen of the second Skylab manned missi... More

SL3-115-01837. NASA Skylab space station

SL3-115-01837. NASA Skylab space station

SL3-115-1837 (August 1973) --- Astronaut Owen K. Garriott, Skylab 3 science pilot, retrieves an imagery experiment from the Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM) attached to the Skylab in Earth orbit. Garriott’s was a s... More

SKYLAB III - POSTLAUNCH (MISSION CONTROL CENTER [MCC]) - JSC

SKYLAB III - POSTLAUNCH (MISSION CONTROL CENTER [MCC]) - JSC

S73-31964 (5 August 1973) --- This group of flight controllers discuss today's approaching extravehicular activity (EVA) to be performed by the Skylab 3 crewmen. They are, left to right, scientist-astronaut Sto... More

View of Arabella, one of the two Skylab 3 spiders used in experiment

View of Arabella, one of the two Skylab 3 spiders used in experiment

S73-34206 (8 Aug. 1973) --- A closeup view of Arabella, one of two Skylab 3 common cross spiders ?Araneus diadematus,? and the web it had spun in the zero-gravity of space aboard the Skylab space station cluste... More

Solar sphere viewed through the Skylab solar physics experiment

Solar sphere viewed through the Skylab solar physics experiment

S73-32867 (21 Aug. 1973) --- The solar sphere viewed through the Skylab solar physics experiment (S082) Extreme Ultraviolet Spectroheliographis seen in this photographic reproduction taken from a color televisi... More

Astronaut Alan Bean flies the Astronaut Maneuvering Equipment in the OWS

Astronaut Alan Bean flies the Astronaut Maneuvering Equipment in the O...

S73-34207 (28 Aug. 1973) --- Astronaut Alan L. Bean, Skylab 3 commander, flies the M509 astronaut Maneuvering Equipment, as seen in this photographic reproduction taken from a television transmission made by a ... More

Skylab IV - Television. NASA Skylab space station

Skylab IV - Television. NASA Skylab space station

S73-38687 (24 Dec. 1973) --- This "Christmas tree" was created by the three crewmen of the third manned Skylab mission (Skylab 4) aboard the space station in Earth orbit. Food cans were used to fashion the tree... More

View of Island of Kyushu, Japan from Skylab

View of Island of Kyushu, Japan from Skylab

SL4-139-3942 (7 Jan. 1974) --- This oblique view of the Island of Kyushu, Japan, was taken from the Earth-orbiting Skylab space station on Jan. 8, 1974 during its third manning. A plume from the volcano Sakuraj... More

SOLAR FLARES - ASTRONOMY. NASA public domain image colelction.

SOLAR FLARES - ASTRONOMY. NASA public domain image colelction.

S74-21921 (For release 1974) --- Sun photographed by Apollo Telescope Mount through spectroheliometer at a wavelength of 625.3 angstroms. The black areas are the surface of the sun; the reds, yellows and whites... More

SKYLAB (SL)-2 - ONBOARD (MOSAIC)

SKYLAB (SL)-2 - ONBOARD (MOSAIC)

S74-23654 (22 June 1973) --- This mosaic of Baja and the Sea of Cortez in Mexico (28.0N, 112.0W) is a composite of six 70mm photos carefully pieced together to appear as one. Mosaics such as this one are useful... More

SIMULATIONS - APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT (ASTP) - WATER EGRESS - JSC

SIMULATIONS - APOLLO-SOYUZ TEST PROJECT (ASTP) - WATER EGRESS - JSC

S75-23430 (8 March 1975) --- The three members of the American ASTP prime crew are photographed inside the Apollo Command Module trainer in a water tank in Building 260 during water egress training at NASA's Jo... More

BLDG. 9A - EGRESS TRAINING - JSC

BLDG. 9A - EGRESS TRAINING - JSC

S78-34927 (31 Aug. 1978) --- Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton, one of a group of eight astronauts named to fly the first few orbital flight tests of the space transportation system, gets ready to participate in a ... More

Simulations - Mission Control Center (MCC) - STS-1 - JSC

Simulations - Mission Control Center (MCC) - STS-1 - JSC

S79-30442 (29 March 1979) --- Granvil A. (Al) Pennington studies the monitor on his console – the instrumentation/communications officer (INCO) position – during simulations in the mission operations control ro... More

Enterprise - Rollout - Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) - KSC

Enterprise - Rollout - Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) - KSC

S79-31980 (1 May 1979) --- Space shuttle orbiter 101 Enterprise makes its first appearance mated to supportive propellant containers/boosters cluster, as it is slowly rolled out the front door of the huge Vehic... More

OFFICIAL PORTRAIT - LENOIR, WILLIAM, ASTRONAUT

OFFICIAL PORTRAIT - LENOIR, WILLIAM, ASTRONAUT

S79-36440 (October 1979) --- Astronaut William B. Lenoir portrait. Photo credit: NASA

Launch views of the Columbia for the STS-1 mission, April 12, 1981

Launch views of the Columbia for the STS-1 mission, April 12, 1981

S81-30463 (12 April 1981) --- The space shuttle Columbia rises off Pad 39A a few seconds past 7 a.m. (EST) on April 12, 1981. Onboard, astronauts John W. Young, STS-1 commander, and Robert L. Crippen, pilot, ... More

PRESS RELEASE IMAGE - STS-1 - CREW ACTIVITIES

PRESS RELEASE IMAGE - STS-1 - CREW ACTIVITIES

S81-30422 (12-14 April 1981) --- Astronaut John W. Young, STS-1 commander, cleans off his razor after shaving his face on the middeck of the space shuttle orbiter Columbia. A food tray can be seen mounted on a ... More

Launch Views - Columbia - STS-1 Mission - KSC

Launch Views - Columbia - STS-1 Mission - KSC

S81-30459 (12 April 1981) --- A remote camera at the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Pad 39A captured this scene as the maiden flight of space shuttle Columbia begins. Astronauts John W. Young, STS-1 commander, a... More

Space Shuttle Columbia, LAUNCH - STS-1 - KSC

Space Shuttle Columbia, LAUNCH - STS-1 - KSC

S81-30499 (12 April 1981) --- Space shuttle Columbia flies. Just seconds past the scheduled launch time of 7 a.m. on April 12, 1981, America's Space Transportation System becomes a fact, with the liftoff of the... More

Commander Young reviews clipboard notes and procedures on forward flight deck

Commander Young reviews clipboard notes and procedures on forward flig...

STS001-07-540 (12-14 April 1981) --- Astronaut John W. Young, commander, is seated at his left side station in the flight deck of the space shuttle Columbia. He holds a loose-leaf book in which he recorded data... More

View of CCTV camera mounted on aft payload bay bulkhead

View of CCTV camera mounted on aft payload bay bulkhead

STS001-08-289 (12-14 April 1981) --- A 250mm Hasselblad view of the left OMS pod and missing tiles. Photo credit: NASA

Himalayan Mountain Range, Himalayan (Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan)

Himalayan Mountain Range, Himalayan (Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan)

STS001-12-350 (12-14 April 1981) --- India and China, the Ladokh and Zaskar Ranges of the Great Himalaya are clearly etched by snow and shadow. A detailed view shows the glaciation process over a wide area. Pho... More

LANDING (CREW ACTIVITIES) - STS-1 - EDWARDS AFB (EAFB), CA

LANDING (CREW ACTIVITIES) - STS-1 - EDWARDS AFB (EAFB), CA

S81-30853 (14 April 1981) --- Astronaut John W. Young, left center talks with George W.S. Abbey, director of flight operations at Johnson Space Center, following egress from the STS-1 Columbia, which forms the ... More

Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton in donning/doffing exercise experiences

Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton in donning/doffing exercise experiences

S81-34448 (July 1981) --- Astronaut C. Gordon Fullerton, STS-3 pilot, fully suited, gets a preview of what it might be like in space during a flight aboard NASA's KC-135 "zero-gravity" aircraft. A special parab... More

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