Apollo 10: To Sort Out the Unknowns
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The second human lunar landing mission, Apollo 12, launched from launch pad 39-A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 14, 1969 via a Saturn Five launch vehicle.
A front view of the Apollo 14 Lunar Module (LM), which reflects a circular flare caused by the brilliant sun, as seen by the two moon-exploring crew men of the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission durin...
View of Apollo 14 Lunar Module on the Moon
Apollo 14 Mission Commander, Alan B. Shepard, Jr., waves to well-wishers as he and astronauts Stuart A. Roosa, Command Module pilot; and Edgar D. Mitchell, Lunar Module pilot, walk to the transfer ...
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The Command and Service Module (CSM) for Apollo 11 move from 134 work stand and final mate to service-module-to-launch-module adapter (SLA).
Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan (left), lunar module pilot of the Apollo 10 lunar orbit mission, confers with astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. during an Apollo 10 postflight de-briefing session. Aldrin is ...
Apollo X - Crew Training
Presentation slides about the Apollo 12 mission
Apollo 12 Presentation
A view of the Apollo 15 Command and Service Modules (CSM) in lunar orbit as photographed from the Lunar Module (LM) just after rendezvous.
View of the Apollo 15 Command/Service Module in Lunar Orbit
Since the 1960s, scientists have suspected that frozen water could survive in cold, dark craters at the moon's poles.
Water on the Moon
Handout about the scientific legacy of our first landing on the Moon during Apollo 11.
Legacy of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing Handout
To celebrate its 5th Anniversary, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission decided to hold a contest to pick a cover image for "The Moon As Art" collection.
The Moon As Art
The phase and libration of the Moon for 2017, at hourly intervals.
Moon Phases 2017
A close-up view of a footpad and surface sampler with scoop (arm, out of frame) on the Surveyor 3 spacecraft which was photographed by the Apollo 12 astronauts during their second extravehicular ac...
Apollo 12 Mission Image – View of the Surveyor III Craft, Which Landed April 19, 1967
This video explains how our moon creates a solar eclipse.
The Moon's Role in a Solar Eclipse
Apollo 16 was the fifth moon landing of Project Apollo, and the 10th manned mission in the Apollo program. It was the second mission to utilize a Lunar Rover (Lunar Roving Vehicle, LRV) during luna...
Apollo 16: "Nothing So Hidden"
A simple visualization of Moon orbiting Earth in a view from the north ecliptic pole.
Earth and Moon
NASA created this chart in 1967 to illustrate the flight path and key mission events for the upcoming Apollo missions to the Moon.
Apollo Mission Flight Plan - 1967
This photograph was taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft with long-focal length lens, looking south at the large crater Goclenius, which is in foreground.
View of Goclenius and Other Craters
Carrying astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., the Lunar Module (LM) “Eagle” was the first crewed vehicle to land on the Moon.
Saturn Apollo Program
Footage of the recovery of the Apollo 8 crew
Apollo 8 Recovery
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., commander of the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission, stands by the deployed United States flag on the lunar surface during the early moments of the first extravehicular ...
Astronaut Alan Shepard During Apollo 14 EVA on the Moon
A view of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module (LM), "Spider", in a lunar landing configuration, as photographed from the Command and Service Modules (CSM) on the fifth day of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital missi...
Apollo 9 Lunar Module in Lunar Landing Configuration
Set to Claude Debussy's Clair de Lune, this visualization uses Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter data to show the stark beauty of evolving light and shadow near sunrise and sunset on the rugged lunar su...
View of a lightning bolt during the launch of Apollo 12
Lightning Strikes Twice
A close-up view of two components of the Apollo lunar surface experiments package (ALSEP) which the Apollo 14 astronauts deployed on the moon during their first extravehicular activity (EVA).
Apollo 14 Mission Image - View of the ALSEP Station
Mrs. Mary Haise receives an explanation of the revised flight plan of the Apollo 13 mission from astronaut Gerald P. Carr in the viewing room of the Mission Control Center (MCC), Building 30, at th...
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