Category: moon

Astronauts explore a polar ice deposit on the …

Astronauts explore a polar ice deposit on the Moon, illustrated by Pamela Lee.

The view from Mimas, moon of Saturn, painted b…

The view from Mimas, moon of Saturn, painted by Pamela Lee.

Exploring a lava cave on Io, moon of Jupiter, …

Exploring a lava cave on Io, moon of Jupiter, illustrated by Pamela Lee for Out of the Cradle: Exploring the Frontiers beyond Earth, 1984.

Astronauts on Iapetus, moon of Saturn, illustr…

Astronauts on Iapetus, moon of Saturn, illustrated by Ron Miller.

On the set of Destination Moon, 1950. Photo by…

On the set of Destination Moon, 1950. Photo by Allan Grant.

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mi…

The Moon, photographed during the Apollo 11 mission, July 16-24, 1969.

(Apollo Archive)

“Eclipse of the Moon.” From An Atl…

“Eclipse of the Moon.” From An Atlas of Astronomy by Alexander Keith Johnston, 1869.

(David Rumsey Map Collection)

Behind the scenes of Destination Moon, photo b…

Behind the scenes of Destination Moon, photo by Allan Grant.

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini…

Titan, moon of Saturn, observed by the Cassini probe on March 6, 2016.

Behold Callisto, moon of Jupiter, observed by …

Behold Callisto, moon of Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 1 space probe on March 6, 1979. Courtesy of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.