Category: 1972

Poster by Jack Kirby, issued by Marvelmania, 1970.

Welcome to America in the year 1991: TV spot for Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, 1972.

April 21, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon.

(NASA)

April 21, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of the Plum Crater on the Moon.

(NASA)

The Siemens System 4004 computer, 1972.

Skylab concept art from NASA, 1972.

March 22, 1972: Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke, with a core tube and hammer, trains on a simulated Moon surface at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

(NASA)

Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott on the cover of SPACE EXPERIENCE by John ‘Johnny’ Keating, 1972, released by Studio 2 Stereo via EMI/Columbia. It’s jazzy/orchestral sounds with electro noodling, including a cover of “Rocket Man” and a “Star Trek” opus. 

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, 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.