Author: HUMANOID HISTORY

Apollo 17 goes home on December 14, 1972. “We&…

Apollo 17 goes home on December 14, 1972. “We’re on our way, Houston!”

The best thing I’ll see today.

The best thing I’ll see today.

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by NASA…

Behold Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by NASA’s Cassini probe on December 14, 2009. (Kevin Gill)

December 14, 1972 – The Apollo 17 command modu…

December 14, 1972 – The Apollo 17 command module orbits the Moon as it maneuvers to rendezvous with the lunar module. (NASA)

“FOR A COLORFUL CHRISTMAS” – A holiday billboa…

“FOR A COLORFUL CHRISTMAS” – A holiday billboard for RCA, courtesy of Duke University Libraries.

December 14, 1970 – Apollo 14 mission commande…

December 14, 1970 – Apollo 14 mission commander Alan Shepard next to a Lunar Landing Training Vehicle prior to a test flight at Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, Texas. (NASA)

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December 14, 1972 – The Apollo 17 lunar module Challenger approaches the command module after ascending from the surface of the Moon. (NASA)

Darrell K. Sweet cover art for Robert A. Heinl…

Darrell K. Sweet cover art for Robert A. Heinlein’s Rocket Ship Galileo, 1977.

“De la science en littérature à la scien…

“De la science en littérature à la science-fiction,” published by France’s Committee for Historic and Scientific Works, 1996.

(GallicaBnF)

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically…

December 14, 1965 – Planet Earth, specifically Brazil, as seen from space by the astronauts aboard the Gemini 7 spacecraft as it raced around the world.

(NASA/Arizona State University)