Apollo missions

Apollo Missions 11

On July 20, 1969, Armstrong and Aldrin made history when they took steps onto the moon for the first time, watched by millions around the globe. They planted the American flag and read out loud a plaque reading: “We came in peace for all humanity,” before returning back into Eagle to rejoin Michael Collins. During […]

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Sixty-Four Years After Apollo 11 landed Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins on the Moon

34 years ago, a Saturn V rocket launched from Cape Kennedy with Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins aboard. Millions of viewers across the world watched live as Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins successfully reached and landed on the moon. President Kennedy had spent weeks carefully considering America’s space options after Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made headlines by

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Apollo Mission Fire

CAPE CANAVERAL — Bright winter flowers bloom amid the weeds around an unsettling concrete and steel hulk that marks one of the darkest days in American space history – the Apollo 1 command module was destroyed by fire during a launch rehearsal test on Jan 27, 1967, marking one of America’s darkest moments in space

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Apollo 8 Mission Photos

On December 24, 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Bill Anders, Frank Borman and Jim Lovell first saw Earth while orbiting the Moon – it was an astounding view! Astronauts documented this event with several photographs; Earthrise became a timeless icon of 20th-century technological endeavor and environmental awareness. Earthrise On a few days after Apollo 8 had

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The Apollo 11 Journey

Armstrong and Aldrin recorded themselves for television broadcast, showing viewers inside their cabin. After landing, they used water spraying techniques to saturate the surface before conducting soil cohesion tests on lunar soil samples collected from Luna. Armstrong completed his scheduled maneuvers by undocking Eagle from Columbia and orbiting around the Moon, while transmitting radio communications

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Apollo Missions Pictures

Images like Earth emerging from space and the American flag perched atop its lunar surface are emblematic of Apollo program’s legacy; this book showcases some of the most popular images from manned missions. Jeremy Saunders utilized modern photo restoration techniques when scanning and restoring the photographs in this book. For more information about his process

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