Category: vintage

Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad on the Moon, November 19,…

Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad on the Moon, November 19, 1969.

(Stellar Views)

The Apollo 12 lunar module “Intrepid” prior to descending to the…

The Apollo 12 lunar module “Intrepid” prior to descending to the surface of the Moon, November 19, 1969. (NASA/ASU)

Happy Birthday to astronaut Alan Shepard (November 18, 1923-July…

Happy Birthday to astronaut Alan Shepard (November 18, 1923-July 21, 1998). Seen here in his Project Mercury days, photographed by Ralph Morse for LIFE magazine.

Computer-generated model of the space shuttle, 1993.

Computer-generated model of the space shuttle, 1993.

November 17, 1961 – Inside a General Dynamics plant in San Diego…

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

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

TODAY IN HISTORY: NASA rocket guru Wernher von Braun explains…

TODAY IN HISTORY: NASA rocket guru Wernher von Braun explains the Saturn launch system to President John F. Kennedy at Cape Canaveral, November 16, 1963.

(NASA)

NASA animation used during the live TV broadcast of Apollo 12…

NASA animation used during the live TV broadcast of Apollo 12 hurtling toward space, November 14, 1969.

Apollo 12 launches on November 14, 1969.(Stellar Views)

Apollo 12 launches on November 14, 1969.

(Stellar Views)

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 13, 1966, Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 13, 1966, Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin orbits the Earth with his trusty slide rule floating nearby and an unlit pipe in his mouth.

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes a walk in space, November…

Gemini 12 astronaut Buzz Aldrin takes a walk in space, November 12, 1966.

(NASA/ASU)