Category: 1970s

Apollo 17 goes home on December 14, 1972. “We&…

Apollo 17 goes home on December 14, 1972. “We’re on our way, Houston!”

Darrell K. Sweet cover art for Robert A. Heinl…

Darrell K. Sweet cover art for Robert A. Heinlein’s Rocket Ship Galileo, 1977.

December 14, 1972 – The Copernicus crater and …

December 14, 1972 – The Copernicus crater and Stadius Rille formation on the Moon, as seen from the orbiting Apollo 17 command module. (NASA)

December 14, 1972: “We’re on our way, Ho…

December 14, 1972: “We’re on our way, Houston!” Under the watchful eye of mission control, Apollo 17 astronauts Jack Schmitt and Gene Cernan lift off from the Moon to rendezvous with the orbiting command module and begin the journey home.

December 14, 1972 – The Apollo 17 lunar module…

December 14, 1972 – The Apollo 17 lunar module seen from the command module as they rendezvous with each other before heading back to Earth.

Bruce Pennington cover art for The Planet Buye…

Bruce Pennington cover art for The Planet Buyer by Cordwainer Smith, 1975.

Earth and Moon, December 12, 1972, during the …

Earth and Moon, December 12, 1972, during the second spacewalk of the Apollo 17 mission.

(NASA)

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmidt on the Moon, …

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmidt on the Moon, December 12, 1972.

(NASA)

December 11, 1972 – Apollo 17 astronaut …

December 11, 1972 – Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan takes the lunar rover for a test spin on the Moon. Photos by Jack Schmitt.

Publicity still for Logan’s Run (1976)

Publicity still for Logan’s Run (1976)