Category: 1965

Flying into the future on the cover of Soviet …

Flying into the future on the cover of Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, 1965.

Anthopometric study of a Gemini spacesuit, 196…

Anthopometric study of a Gemini spacesuit, 1965.

July 7, 1965 – Gemini 5 astronaut Gordon Coope…

July 7, 1965 – Gemini 5 astronaut Gordon Cooper is weighed and balanced in the Pyrotechnic Installation Building at Cape Canaveral in Florida. (NASA)

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June …

The Nile River in upper Egypt and Sudan, June 5, 1965, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft. (NASA/University of Arizona)

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from th…

Where Egypt meets the Red Sea, as seen from the Gemini 4 spacecraft, June 5, 1965. (NASA/University of Arizona)

June 1, 1965: NASA rocket maestro Wernher von …

June 1, 1965: NASA rocket maestro Wernher von Braun drives a moon buggy.

1975 self-portrait by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov,…

1975 self-portrait by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, recalling the moment he became the first human to walk in space, March 18, 1965.

A Soviet space station of the future, illustra…

A Soviet space station of the future, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov on a 1965 postcard.

“WELCOME ASTRONAUTS” – A ticker tape parade do…

“WELCOME ASTRONAUTS” – A ticker tape parade down Broadway for astronauts Gus Grissom and John Young, seated in the last car with Vice President Hubert Humphrey. New York City, March 29, 1965.

(Library of Congress)

Gemini 4 astronaut Ed White walks in space, Ju…

Gemini 4 astronaut Ed White walks in space, June 3, 1965.