Category: moon

A cosmonaut stumbles upon the USSR’s Lun…

A cosmonaut stumbles upon the USSR’s Luna 9 probe on the Moon, imagined in 1967 Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.

Mimas, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Mimas, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on January 14, 2016. (NASA)

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young and the lunar r…

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young and the lunar rover at Shadow Rock on the Moon, April 23, 1972.

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young on the Moon, Ap…

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

Apollo 16 mission commander John Young does so…

Apollo 16 mission commander John Young does some raking near the lunar rover, April 23, 1972. (NASA)

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young drives with sty…

Apollo 16 astronaut John Young drives with style on the surface of the Moon, April 21, 1972.

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on April 16, 2005.

(NASA)

Apollo astronauts drive on the Moon in a 1971 …

Apollo astronauts drive on the Moon in a 1971 trading card from Brooke Bond Tea, illustrated by David Lawson, Great Britain.

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

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

The Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 1 rover on t…

The Soviet Union’s Lunokhod 1 rover on the Moon, 1970, pictured in space art by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.