Category: 1966

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying fa…

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying factories build 10-story high-rises in less than a week. Illustration from Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, October 1966.

Looking out the window of the Gemini 12 capsul…

Looking out the window of the Gemini 12 capsule, November 15, 1966.

November 15, 1966: Gemini 12 astronauts Jim Lo…

November 15, 1966: Gemini 12 astronauts Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin splash down in the Atlantic Ocean and are welcomed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Wasp.

(NASA)

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The Gemini 12 space capsule passes over the Red Sea and Nile River Valley on November 14, 1966. (NASA)

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with …

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with his trusty slide rule floating nearby and an unlit pipe in his mouth, November 13, 1966.

November 13, 1966: The Agena Target Vehicle te…

November 13, 1966: The Agena Target Vehicle tethered to the Gemini 12 space capsule as they orbit high above the U.S. and Mexico.

(NASA/ASU)

October 29, 1966: Buzz Aldrin goes underwater …

October 29, 1966: Buzz Aldrin goes underwater to train for his spacewalk outside the Gemini 12 capsule.

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick G…

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick Gordon walks in space at approximately 160 nautical miles above Earth’s surface.

(NASA)

Gemini 8 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Dave Sc…

Gemini 8 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Dave Scott blast off from Cape Canaveral on March 16, 1966.

Humans land on the Moon, painted by Norman Roc…

Humans land on the Moon, painted by Norman Rockwell in collaboration with Pierre Mion, 1966.