Category: 1966

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.

Neil Armstrong in the Gemini 8 spacecraft prio…

Neil Armstrong in the Gemini 8 spacecraft prior to launch, March 16, 1966.

(NASA)

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemi…

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemini 8 flight, March 16, 1966.

(Stellar Views)

Gemini 11 orbits Earth on September 14, 1966.

Gemini 11 orbits Earth on September 14, 1966.

(NASA/ASU)

September 14, 1966: Gemini 11 orbits Earth, wi…

September 14, 1966: Gemini 11 orbits Earth, with a view toward Libya, Chad, Niger, Algeria, and beyond. (NASA/ASU)

Gemini 11 passes over the Indian Ocean, Septem…

Gemini 11 passes over the Indian Ocean, September 14, 1966.

(NASA/ASU)

September 14, 1966: The Gemini 11 space capsul…

September 14, 1966: The Gemini 11 space capsule passes over Florida.

(NASA/ASU)

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as …

September 14, 1966: It’s a beautiful sight as the Gemini 11 spacecraft passes over Australia on its 26th orbit.

September 13, 1966 – The unmanned Mercury-Atla…

September 13, 1966 – The unmanned Mercury-Atlas 4 spacecraft goes on a once-around-the-world journey after blasting off from Cape Canaveral.