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!!”


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.


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.