Category: astronaut

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with …

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space with his trusty slide rule floating nearby and an unlit pipe in his mouth, November 13, 1966.

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin shortly before…

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin shortly before blasting off to space on November 11, 1966. (NASA)

Astronaut Scott Kelly snaps a selfie during a …

Astronaut Scott Kelly snaps a selfie during a spacewalk on October 28, 2015.

(NASA)

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick G…

September 13, 1966: Gemini 11 astronaut Dick Gordon walks in space at approximately 160 nautical miles above Earth’s surface.

(NASA)

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.

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon…

Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon, July 20, 1969. Painted by Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean in 1985.

Neil Armstrong in the Gemini 8 spacecraft prio…

Neil Armstrong in the Gemini 8 spacecraft prior to launch, March 16, 1966.

(NASA)

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemi…

Astronaut Neil Armstrong suits up for his Gemini 8 flight, March 16, 1966.

(Stellar Views)

Neil Armstrong, dressed for the Moon, 1969.

Neil Armstrong, dressed for the Moon, 1969.

Astronaut Bjarni V. Tryggvason snoozes aboard …

Astronaut Bjarni V. Tryggvason snoozes aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, August 1997. (NASA)