Category: mexico

Mexico and beyond, as seen from orbit on the f…

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 kilome…

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 northwes…

January 27, 1974 – An oblique view of northwestern Mexico, photographed from the Skylab space station. (NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Mexico photographed from the…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Mexico photographed from the Gemini 7 spacecraft on December 11, 1965.

(NASA/ASU)

Mexican poster for The Empire Strikes Back, 19…

Mexican poster for The Empire Strikes Back, 1980, with artwork by Noriyoshi Ohrai.

Gemini 7 passes over northern Mexico, December…

Gemini 7 passes over northern Mexico, December 9, 1965.

(NASA/Arizona State University)

Hoy en la Historia: The orbiting Gemini 12 spacecraft passes…

Hoy en la Historia: The orbiting Gemini 12 spacecraft passes over Baja Mexico, November 14, 1966. (NASA/ASU)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Agena Target Vehicle is tethered to the…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Agena Target Vehicle is tethered to the Gemini 12 spacecraft as they orbit high above Earth, November 13, 1966. That’s the Baja California area of Mexico down below.

(NASA/ASU)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Gemini 12 space capsule, docked with the…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Gemini 12 space capsule, docked with the Agena target vehicle, passes over Mexico on November 12, 1966. (NASA/ASU)

In the 1930s when Chichen Itza, which dates back to the 6th…

In the 1930s when Chichen Itza, which dates back to the 6th century, was being unearthed in the 1930s they discovered a pyramid inside of it. Researchers discovered a second pyramid inside last year via some high-tech tools, found below the first one, and indicates that near the center of the structure is a ramp and an altar.