Category: 1960s

Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott in the open hatch of the Apollo 9 spacecraft on March 6, 1969.

A joke by Amsterdam eyewear designer Jan Oostman. The Netherlands, March 6, 1967. Photo by Jacques Klok.

(Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

Dave Scott in the open hatch of the Apollo 9 command module, March 6, 1969.

March 6, 1969 – Astronaut Rusty Schweickart on a spacewalk during the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission. (Stellar Views)

British poster for Thunderbirds Are Go (1966)

June Lockhart in a wardrobe test for Lost in Space, January 1965.

Leonard Nimoy on the set of Star Trek, 1968.

On the set of Star Trek.

When a test flight goes bad: On March 2, 1965, a valve malfunction on an Atlas-Centaur rocket caused booster engines to shut down. The vehicle fell back on the launch pad and “Boom!!”

(SDASM)

The peppy intro to NASA’s 1968 “Aeronautics and Space Report.” It’ll put a spring in your step.