Category: 1965

John Schoenherr illustrates Frank Herbert’s “T…

John Schoenherr illustrates Frank Herbert’s “The Prophet of Dune” on the cover of Analog, March 1965.

Aerial view of the step pyramid of Djoser in t…

Aerial view of the step pyramid of Djoser in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, 1965, photo by Eliot Elisofon. (Smithsonian)

On a 1966 Soviet postcard, a self-portrait by …

On a 1966 Soviet postcard, a self-portrait by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov recalls the day he became the first human to walk in space, March 18, 1965.

An amazing science fair robot, designed by M. …

An amazing science fair robot, designed by M. Dorian, February 17, 1965.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

Future cosmonauts on Venus, pictured on a 1965…

Future cosmonauts on Venus, pictured on a 1965 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei Sokolov.

February 2, 1965 – Gemini astronauts Ed White …

February 2, 1965 – Gemini astronauts Ed White and Wally Schirra pictured during water egress “para-drop” training in Galveston Bay, Texas.

(NASA)

February 1, 1965 – Gemini 6 astronauts Tom Sta…

February 1, 1965 – Gemini 6 astronauts Tom Stafford and Wally Schirra train for splashdown in a water tank at Ellington Air Force Base, Texas. (NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Spacesuit testing at NASA La…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Spacesuit testing at NASA Langley, January 19, 1965.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

Gemini 7, as seen from Gemini 6 as the two att…

Gemini 7, as seen from Gemini 6 as the two attempt to rendezvous in #space, December 15, 1965.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Gemini 7 splashes down in th…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Gemini 7 splashes down in the Atlantic after two weeks in space, December 18, 1965. (NASA)