Category: 1965

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

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)

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)

The view from Gemini 7, December 13, 1965.

Earth, as seen from Gemini 7, December 8, 1965.

Earth and Moon, as seen from the Gemini 7 capsule on this day in 1965.

Gemini 7 launches from Cape Canaveral on this day in 1965, with a little help from “some 430,000 pounds of thrust.”

Astronaut Ed White walks in space, June 3, 1965.

(ASU/NASA)

Frankenstein Conquers the World, aka Frankenstein vs. Baragon (Toho, 1965)

Engineer James O’Kane wears a prototype Apollo moonsuit, produced by International Latex Corporation, 1965.