Category: space

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 …

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 16, 1969.

(NASA)

Apollo 11 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral,…

Apollo 11 on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, July 16, 1969. Painted in watercolor for NASA by Robert McCall. 

Apollo 11 rises to the occasion on July 16, 19…

Apollo 11 rises to the occasion on July 16, 1969.

(NASA Kennedy Space Center)

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views …

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views of planet Earth, shot from the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the first day of the historic mission to the Moon.

(NASA)

July 16, 1969 – The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen …

July 16, 1969 – The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen from inside the firing room at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Apollo 11 heads to the Moon, July 16, 1969.

Apollo 11 heads to the Moon, July 16, 1969.

Flying into the future on the cover of Soviet …

Flying into the future on the cover of Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, 1965.

Earth and Moon, photographed as the Apollo 11 …

Earth and Moon, photographed as the Apollo 11 lunar module flew toward a rendezvous with the command module, July 1969.

Chris Foss cover art for Farewell, Fantastic V…

Chris Foss cover art for Farewell, Fantastic Venus, a sci-fi anthology edited by Brian Aldiss and Harry Harrison, 1977 edition.

The Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) photogr…

The Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) photographed by a Space Shuttle Atlantis crew member. July 14, 2011. (NASA)