Category: africa

Jane Goodall and friend, photographed by Michael Neugebauer. (via)

Planet Earth, as seen during the Apollo 11 mission, 17 July 1969.

December 20, 2008 – The Marzuq Sand Sea in Libya, as seen from the International Space Station. (NASA)

Stunning northwest Sudan, as seen from orbit during the Gemini 7 mission, December 12, 1965. (NASA/ASU)

December 11, 1965: The Gemini 7 spacecraft passes over Africa, looking down toward Libya, Chad, and Niger. (NASA)

September 14, 1966: Gemini 11 orbits Earth, with a view toward Libya, Chad, Niger, Algeria, and beyond. (NASA/ASU)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Atlantic coast of Morocco, as seen from the Gemini 5 space probe on August 26, 1965. (NASA/ASU)

The Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, Egypt, 1959, photo by Eliot Elisofon.


March 29, 2006: Children observe a solar eclipse in Accra, Ghana.

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

March 23, 1910 – Ancient Luxor in Egypt, photographed during Teddy Roosevelt’s trip to Africa. (Harvard Library)