Category: 1969

1969 American poster for Destroy All Monsters….

1969 American poster for Destroy All Monsters

May 18, 1969 — Inside mission control at the J…

May 18, 1969 — Inside mission control at the Johnson Space Center, Houston, during the first day of the Apollo 10 mission. (NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped…

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped during trans-lunar injection as Apollo 10 headed toward the Moon, May 18, 1969. (NASA)

May 18, 1969 – Apollo 10 hurtles toward space,…

May 18, 1969 – Apollo 10 hurtles toward space, photographed from the ground using NASA’s Airborne Lightweight Optical Tracking System.

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, J…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 chil…

Illustration by Erich Fuchs from the 1969 children’s book Hier Apollo, which chronicled the voyage of Apollo 11. Released in English as Journey to the Moon.

Apollo 12 astronauts Alan Bean and Pete Conrad…

Apollo 12 astronauts Alan Bean and Pete Conrad on the Moon, November 20, 1969. Conrad, taking the photo, is reflected in Bean’s visor.

(NASA)

April 3, 1969 – Apollo 10 astronauts Tom Staff…

April 3, 1969 – Apollo 10 astronauts Tom Stafford, Gene Cernan, and John Young train in mission simulators at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

(NASA)

1969 NASA diagram takes us inside an Apollo lu…

1969 NASA diagram takes us inside an Apollo lunar module.

(NASA Marshall Space Flight Center)

1969 poster for the 70mm release of 2001: A Sp…

1969 poster for the 70mm release of 2001: A Space Odyssey.