Category: rocket

Apollo 17 lights up the night at Cape Canavera…

Apollo 17 lights up the night at Cape Canaveral, December 7, 1972.

ON THIS DAY: Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Can…

ON THIS DAY: Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Canaveral on December 4, 1965.

TODAY IN HISTORY: A Universal newsreel reports…

TODAY IN HISTORY: A Universal newsreel reports on the the United States launching a captured V-2 rocket at White Sands, New Mexico, November 21, 1946.

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 20, 1998, a Russ…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 20, 1998, a Russian Proton rocket lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying the Zarya Module, the first component of the International Space Station. (NASA)

Atlas missile 9B streaks through the night sky…

Atlas missile 9B streaks through the night sky over Cape Canaveral, November 18, 1958.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

A Redstone rocket blasts off from Cape Canaver…

A Redstone rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral on November 17, 1954.

(NASA)

November 17, 1961 – Inside a General Dynamics …

November 17, 1961 – Inside a General Dynamics plant in San Diego where gloriously shiny Atlas rockets were made.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

The launch of Apollo 12 on November 14, 1969.

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 11, 1966, astron…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 11, 1966, astronauts Jim Lovell and Buzz Aldrin are stuffed into the Gemini 12 spacecraft and then rocketed away to space.

A Jupiter-A rocket, designed and developed by …

A Jupiter-A rocket, designed and developed by the Army Ballistic Missile Agency, launches from Cape Canaveral on March 1, 1957.