Category: 1969

November 20, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronaut Alan B…

November 20, 1969 — Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil. A Hasselblad camera is mounted on the chest of his spacesuit. Pete Conrad, who took this image, can be seen in Bean’s helmet visor. (NASA)

November 20, 1969 – Apollo 12 astronaut Pete C…

November 20, 1969 – Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad heads out for another day of work on the Moon.

NASA animation used during the live TV broadca…

NASA animation used during the live TV broadcast of Apollo 12 hurtling toward space, November 14, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

Italian poster art for Moon Zero Two, 1969. Av…

Italian poster art for Moon Zero Two, 1969. Available on @warnerarchive.

August 13, 1969 – New Yorkers cheer Apollo 11 …

August 13, 1969 – New Yorkers cheer Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins, and Neil Armstrong in a parade down 42nd Street.

NASA portrait of Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Arm…

NASA portrait of Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong, 1969.

Neil Armstrong trains for a giant leap, April …

Neil Armstrong trains for a giant leap, April 22, 1969. 

July 20, 1969 – While Neil Armstrong was takin…

July 20, 1969 – While Neil Armstrong was taking a picture of Buzz Aldrin, Aldrin’s visor was taking a picture of Armstrong.

February 12, 1969 – Apollo 11 astronaut Neil A…

February 12, 1969 – Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong trains at the Lunar Landing Research Facility at NASA Langley. (NASA)