Category: rocket

Putting a seven-foot rocket model in a crate, as one does.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

Apollo 7 launches from Cape Canaveral on this day in 1968. It’s the first human spaceflight of Project Apollo.

Inside a General Dynamics factory for Atlas rockets, 1961.

(San Diego Air and Space Museum)

The launch of Apollo 11 on July 16, 1969.

Soviet postcards featuring space art by Andrei Sokolov, 1963-1980.

A Titan II missile gives us an orbital view in 1963: “Through the magic of the camera, earthlings take their first ride into space!“

The Skylab 2 mission launches from Cape Canaveral on May 25, 1973.

(Dan Beaumont Space Museum)

May 20, 1969 – The Apollo 11 rocket (363 feet tall) rolls out from the Vehicle Assembly Building to launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral. (NASA)

The payload capabilities of U.S. launch vehicles, printed by NASA, 1965.

Daniel Hungerford and his rocket car, 1934.