Apollo 17: On The Shoulders of Giants
July 12, 2018
Overall view of the Mission Operations Control Room in the Mission Control Center, Building 30, on the first day of the Apollo 10 lunar orbit mission.
Overall View of Mission Operations Control in Mission Control Center
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...
Mrs. Haise in Viewing Room Overlooking FCR
Astronauts James A. Lovell Jr. (left) commander, and Fred W. Haise Jr., lunar module pilot, carry out a simulation of a lunar traverse at Kilauea, Hawaii, site.
Astronauts Lovell and Haise During Simulation of Lunar Traverse at Hawaii
This time lapse video taken during ISS Expedition 42 is assembled from JSC still photo collection.
ISS Expedition 42 Time Lapse Video of Earth
Discover how NASA is returning humans to the Moon with Artemis.
How We Are Going to the Moon
In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space.
Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary
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
The Moon from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
The Moon from LRO
Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, prepares to deploy the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) during the Apollo 11 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA).
View Apollo 11 Lunar Module As It Rested on Lunar Surface
Take a look at the Apollo landing sites as well as the Moon’s South Pole, an area with enormous potential for future exploration.
From Apollo Sites to the South Pole
Researchers hope "LADEE" will solve a mystery that has been puzzling them since the days of Apollo.
NASA Mission Seeks Lunar Air
Download these presentation slides about Apollo 15 and adapt them to your audience and setting.
Apollo 15 Presentation
The Apollo 13 spacecraft heads toward a splashdown in the South Pacific Ocean.
Apollo XIII Spacecraft - Splashdown - South Pacific Ocean
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
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
Astronaut Russell L. Schweickart, lunar module pilot, stands in "golden slippers" on the Lunar Module porch during his extravehicular activity on the fourth day of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital missio...
Astronaut Russell Schweickart Photographed During EVA
Apollo 7 lifts off from Cape Kennedy Launch Complex 34 at 11:03 A.M., EDT.
Apollo 7 Launch
Dunned in his space suit, Command Module (CM) pilot Michael Collins does a final check of his communications system before the boarding of the Apollo 11 mission.
Saturn Apollo Program
Astronaut David R. Scott, commander, is seated in the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) during the first Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site.
Apollo 15 Mission Image - View of the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package (ALSEP)
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
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
View of Astronaut David R.Scott ,Apollo 9 Command Module pilot, inside the Command Module "Gumdrop" during the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission.
Apollo 9 Mission Image - Scott in CM Cabin
The Apollo 14 Command Module (CM) splashes down and two of its three main parachutes can be seen collapsing, as the 10-day mission comes to a safe and successful end.
Apollo 14 Command Module Approaches Touchdown in South Pacific Ocean
This montage depicts the flight crew patches for the manned Apollo 7 thru Apollo 17 missions.
Saturn Apollo Program
The scenes in the video are so dramatic that you may find yourself reaching out to pick up a rock and becoming restless to walk among the lunar peaks.
From the Earth to the Moon
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