Category: 1969

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)

Neil Armstrong, dressed for the Moon, 1969.

Neil Armstrong, dressed for the Moon, 1969.

Publicity still for Moon Zero Two, 1969.

Publicity still for Moon Zero Two, 1969.

(Available from @warnerarchive)

General Dynamics tests the Star II submersible…

General Dynamics tests the Star II submersible at Catalina Island, April 25, 1969.

(SDASM)

Landing on the Moon in Robert Watts concept ar…

Landing on the Moon in Robert Watts concept art for Ryan Aeronautical, 1969.

The mega-truck of the future, illustrated by S…

The mega-truck of the future, illustrated by Syd Mead for U.S. Steel, 1969.