'There Is a Santa Claus': The Voyage of Apollo 8 (Part 2)

Hanging in the black sky, five degrees above the lunar horizon and with the terminator crossing Africa, this astonishing view of the Home Planet represented the first occasion on which human eyes glimpsed “Earthrise” from the Moon. It is a timeless image which continues to draw inspiration and wonder. Photo Credit: NASA

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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: Saturn Sunrise

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Apollo Ascends — The Saturn V (500-Foot Test Vehicle) at Pad 39A in the summer of 1966. Just three years later, NASA would complete the challenge set forth by President Kennedy and land men on the Moon.


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Retro Space Images: The Ascent of Apollo 10

AS10-34-5115 The ascent stage of the Apollo 10 Lunar Module rises up from the Moon. Photo Credit: John Young / NASA

Remembering Apollo 10 — The Lunar Module “Snoopy” is shown in this rendezvous image taken by astronaut John Young aboard the Command Module “Charlie Brown.” Astronauts Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan had just […]