Apollo 17: On The Shoulders of Giants
July 12, 2018
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During the Apollo 15 launch activities in the launch control center's firing room 1 at Kennedy Space Center, Dr. Wernher von Braun, NASA's Deputy Associate Administrator for planning, takes a close...
Wernher von Braun
At the end of the last Apollo 15 moon walk, Commander David Scott (pictured above) performed a live demonstration for the television cameras.
The Apollo 15 Hammer-Feather Drop
These three astronauts are the prime crew of the Apollo 10 lunar orbit mission.
Portrait - Apollo 10 - MSC
Views of the Apollo 11 landing site from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, taken on separate occasions when the Sun was at different points in the sky over the site.
Apollo 11 Landing Site From Dawn to Dusk
This photograph is a view of a display, control console, and hand controller for the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) No. 2.
Saturn Apollo Program
A scanning electron microscope photograph of iron crystals which grow in a small vug or cavity in a recrystallized breccia (fragmented rock) from the Apollo 15 Hadley-Apennino lunar landing site.
Scanning Electron Microscope View of Iron Crystal
High Oblique photograph (taken over New Mexico) of the Apollo 9 Command/Service Modules taken from the Lunar Module,"Spider",on the fifth day of the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission.
Apollo 9 Mission Image - Command Module
Gerald D. Griffin, foreground, stands near his console in the Mission Operations Control Room (MOCR) during Apollo 15's third extravehicular activity (EVA) on the lunar surface.
View of Activity in Mission Control Center During Apollo 15 EVA
This video explains how our moon creates a solar eclipse.
The Moon's Role in a Solar Eclipse
This montage depicts the flight crew patches for the manned Apollo 7 thru Apollo 17 missions.
Saturn Apollo Program
Visualization of the location of all six Apollo landing sites on the Moon, along with the historical Moon phase.
Apollo Landing Sites with Moon Phases
Astrochemist Jamie Elsila, at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, unwraps pristine Moon soil collected in 1972 by Apollo 17 astronauts. They vacuum-sealed the tube right on the Moon. That tube has ...
The Best Gift of All: A Box of Moon Soil
Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 7 mission.
Apollo 7 Mission, Lunar Module Pilot, R. Walter Cunningham
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
Greetings and art from observers around the world.
International Observe the Moon Night 2020 Thank You Video
NASA experts discuss astronaut training, tools for the Artemis mission, and the importance of returning to the Moon.
NASA Prepares to Explore the Moon: Spacesuits and Tools
Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., commander of the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission, stands near a Lunar Landing Training Vehicle (LLTV) prior to a test flight at Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, on ...
Astronaut Alan Shepard Near Lunar Landing Training Vehicle Prior to Test
Rima Prinz is a channel carved by an immense lava flow.
Rima Prinz and Vera
Connecting the history of Apollo 17 to NASA's current Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission through the eyes of astronaut Harrison Jack Schmitt.
Jack Schmitt: From Apollo 17 to LRO
The orbit of the Moon in 2021
The Moon's Orbit
The Apollo 13 (Spacecraft 109/Lunar Module 7/Saturn 508) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 2:13 p.m. (EST), April 11, 1970.
Food Lab - Technician - MSC
Pictured from left to right, the Apollo 9 astronauts, James A. McDivitt, David R. Scott, and Russell L. Schweickart, pause in front of the Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle that would launch the Apollo...
Saturn Apollo Program
An excellent view of the unmanned Surveyor 3 spacecraft which was photographed during the Apollo 12 second extravehicular activity (EVA) on the surface of the moon.
View of Surveyor III in Its Crater
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.
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