“El Caracol o Templo Masonico, 1882.” View of the observatory at Chichén Itzá, known as El Caracol (the snail). Photo by Desire Charnay. Via @thegetty.
November 13, 1966: The Agena Target Vehicle tethered to the Gemini 12 space capsule as they orbit high above the U.S. and Mexico.
Teopanzolco, the Aztec archaeological site in Cuervnavaca, Morelos, Mexico.
Planet Earth, looking to southern Mexico and Central America, photographed from the orbiting Gemini 5 spacecraft, August 23, 1965.
Mexico and beyond, as seen from orbit on the first day of the Apollo 11 mission, July 16, 1969.
March 24, 1943 – An eruptive column six kilometers high surges upward from the Paricutin Volcano in Michoacan, Mexico. (USGS)
January 27, 1974 – An oblique view of northwestern Mexico, photographed from the Skylab space station. (NASA)
TODAY IN HISTORY: Mexico photographed from the Gemini 7 spacecraft on December 11, 1965.
Mexican poster for The Empire Strikes Back, 1980, with artwork by Noriyoshi Ohrai.