Category: moon

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, directed by Stanl…

2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968, directed by Stanley Kubrick.

ON THIS DAY: Behold Titan and Rhea, the larges…

ON THIS DAY: Behold Titan and Rhea, the largest and second largest of Saturn’s moons, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 16, 2011.

(NASA/JPL)

The Moon, April 21, 1972. Apollo 16 astronaut …

The Moon, April 21, 1972. Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke photographs the lunar module as John Young sits in the lunar rover behind it.

(NASA)

1994 space art by Alan Bean, picturing the mom…

1994 space art by Alan Bean, picturing the moment he and astronaut Pete Conrad approached the Surveyor 3 probe on the Moon, November 1969.

“Homeward Bound” by Alan Bean, 1994, recalling…

“Homeward Bound” by Alan Bean, 1994, recalling the journey of Apollo 8 in 1968.

Crescent moon and Earth’s horizon, observed fr…

Crescent moon and Earth’s horizon, observed from the International Space Station, May 30, 2014.

The art of Alan Bean (1932-2018)

The art of Alan Bean (1932-2018)

Saturn’s sponge-like moon Hyperion on May 31, …

Saturn’s sponge-like moon Hyperion on May 31, 2015, observed by the Cassini space probe.

(NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

ON THIS DAY: Saturn’s sponge-like moon Hyperio…

ON THIS DAY: Saturn’s sponge-like moon Hyperion, observed by the Cassini space probe on May 31, 2015.

(NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

Lunar landscapes by Alan Bean (1932-2018)

Lunar landscapes by Alan Bean (1932-2018)