Category: apollo program

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.

Landing on the Moon in Robert Watts concept ar…

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

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt on the Moon, …

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt on the Moon, December 13, 1972. (NASA)

Apollo 15 astronauts take a test drive on the …

Apollo 15 astronauts take a test drive on the Moon, pictured in 1971 Teledyne
Ryan concept art by Robert Watts.

Future Apollo astronauts pilot their way to th…

Future Apollo astronauts pilot their way to the lunar surface in Robert Watts concept art for Ryan Aeronautical, 1960s.

August 5, 1968 – “Apollo Spacecraft 101 Comman…

August 5, 1968 – “Apollo Spacecraft 101 Command/Service Modules being moved into position for mating with Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA)-5 in the Kennedy Space Center’s Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. Apollo Spacecraft 101 will be flown on the first manned Apollo space mission, Apollo 7 (Spacecraft 101/Saturn 205).“ (NASA)

August 2, 1971: Our breathtaking Moon, as seen…

August 2, 1971: Our breathtaking Moon, as seen during the Apollo 15 mission.

(NASA)