Category: 1969

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin at Cape Canav…

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin at Cape Canaveral, July 1969.

George Wilson cover art for Space Family Robin…

George Wilson cover art for Space Family Robinson, issue #36, Gold Key, 1969.

American poster for Destroy All Monsters, 1969…

American poster for Destroy All Monsters, 1969. Artwork by Reynold Brown.

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mi…

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mission, July 16-24, 1969.

(Apollo Archive)

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart walks in …

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart walks in space, March 6, 1969.

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart walks in …

Apollo 9 astronaut Rusty Schweickart walks in space, March 6, 1969.

(NASA/ASU)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Astronaut Rusty Schweickar…

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Astronaut Rusty Schweickart on a spacewalk during the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission, March 6, 1969. (Stellar Views)

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Astronaut Dave Scott enjoy…

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Astronaut Dave Scott enjoys the view from the open hatch of the Apollo 9 command module, March 6, 1969.

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Sc…

50 YEARS AGO TODAY: Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott in the open hatch of the Apollo 9 spacecraft, March 6, 1969.

February 24, 1969 – Apollo 11 moonwalkers Neil…

February 24, 1969 – Apollo 11 moonwalkers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin train for the Moon by going on a geology field trip to the Sierra Blanca region in West Texas. (NASA)