Category: astronaut

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.

(NASA)

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.

HAVE A NICE DAY – Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie …

HAVE A NICE DAY – Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke reviews the flight checklist during suit-up for launch, 16 April 1972. (NASA)

Astronaut Scott Kelly snaps a selfie during a …

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

(NASA)

MAN AND EARTH – On April 13, 2010, astronaut C…

MAN AND EARTH – On April 13, 2010, astronaut Clay Anderson takes part in the final spacewalk of mission STS-131, doing construction and maintenance on the International Space Station. It looks like he could reach out and touch the Earth. (NASA)

Neil Armstrong makes a giant leap for mankind,…

Neil Armstrong makes a giant leap for mankind, July 20, 1969. Illustrated by Pierre Mion.

Spanish lobby card for 2001: A Space Odyssey (…

Spanish lobby card for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)