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Wally, Walt, and Whatshisname: The Three Heroes Who Set Apollo's Course for the Moon

Commander Wally Schirra (center) and crewmates Donn Eisele (left) and Walt Cunningham restored America’s confidence in the Apollo spacecraft and enabled NASA to put its bold plan for a voyage to lunar orbit in motion. Photo Credit: NASA

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Retro Space Images: Apollo 10 Commander

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Generally Speaking: Astronaut Thomas P. Stafford breaks from training to participate in a photo session at the Kennedy Space Center in April 1969. Stafford, John Young, and Gene Cernan flew to the Moon in May 1969 and paved the way for Apollo 11′s historic lunar touchdown [...]

Northrop Grumman Honors LM Workers at Apollo 11 44th Anniversary Event

On Saturday, July 20, Northrop Grumman held a ceremony to honor the workers that made the Moon landings a reality. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / AmericaSpace

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Apollo/Saturn V Center played host to Northrop Grumman’s gala celebrating the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon [...]

Retro Space Images: Historic Artist Meets History-Maker

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Art of Apollo — NASA image from 1979 showing artist Robert McCall at Johnson Space Center with astronaut John Young and his wife, Suzy.

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Retro Space Images: Shock and Awe

The Saturn V, which would carry the Apollo 16 crew to the Moon, surrounded by lightning. Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Light and Sound — Lightning dances around Apollo 15 on the eve of launch, July 25, 1971.

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Retro Space Images: Reclined and Ready

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Contemplating — Gemini 6 astronaut Thomas Stafford is shown during weight and balance testing at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida in September 1965.

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Retro Space Images: Saturn in the Sun

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Saturn’s Surrender — Great view of the Saturn V on display at the Johnson Space Center in 1978. This vehicle has since been refurbished and is displayed  indoors.

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Retro Space Images: Armstrong Prepares to Step Outside

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Moonwalker — Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong is shown during an EVA training exercise at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in April 1969.

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Retro Space Images: Saturn-Class Special Delivery

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Wide Load — The S-1C stage for the Apollo 14 Saturn V arrives at Kennedy Space Center on January 12, 1970.

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Retro Space Images: Cernan Trains for Gemini

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Astronaut Training — Gemini 9 astronaut Eugene Cernan during a recovery training exercise in the Gulf of Mexico aboard the MV Retriever in 1966.

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