Category: astronaut

Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell practices flag …

Apollo 13 astronaut Jim Lovell practices flag deployment for a moon landing he’ll never make, February 4, 1970.

Roger Moore, aka James Bond, in a publicity st…

Roger Moore, aka James Bond, in a publicity still for Moonraker, 1979.

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space, Nove…

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin in space, November 1966.

July 7, 1965 – Gemini 5 astronaut Gordon Coope…

July 7, 1965 – Gemini 5 astronaut Gordon Cooper is weighed and balanced in the Pyrotechnic Installation Building at Cape Canaveral in Florida. (NASA)

Astronaut Daniel T. Barry works outside the In…

Astronaut Daniel T. Barry works outside the International Space Station on May 30, 1999. (NASA)

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, J…

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the Moon, July 20, 1969.

On April 21, 1972, astronaut John Young salute…

On April 21, 1972, astronaut John Young salutes the camera as he jumps up from the lunar surface, striking a memorable pose for Charlie Duke’s camera. The moment was recreated by Apollo 12 moonwalker-turned-painted Alan Bean in 1984.

April 21, 1972 – Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie D…

April 21, 1972 – Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke on the Moon, photographed by John Young.

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TODAY IN HISTORY: Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie …

TODAY IN HISTORY: Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke on the Moon, April 21, 1972. Photo by John Young. (NASA)

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young on the Moon, Ap…

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young on the Moon, April 21, 1972.