Category: apollo program

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)

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle,…

The art of Apollo 11: Paintings by Paul Calle, Mario Cooper, Erich Fuchs, and Paul Fjeld.

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.

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

Early Apollo concept art, circa 1962, pictures…

Early Apollo concept art, circa 1962, pictures a future lander on the Moon.

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young at the rim of t…

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

Apollo 6 on the launch pad, February 6, 1968.

Apollo 6 on the launch pad, February 6, 1968.

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong loads rocks…

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong loads rocks into the lunar module, as painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1985.

Humans land on the Moon, painted by Norman Roc…

Humans land on the Moon, painted by Norman Rockwell in collaboration with Pierre Mion, 1966.

A lunar module lands on the Moon in concept ar…

A lunar module lands on the Moon in concept art from the Apollo program.