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 […]

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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Retro Space Images: VAB Ascends

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VAB Rising — At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the Vehicle Assembly Building undergoes construction. This photograph was taken in July 1965.

 

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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: Apollo 10 Returns

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Remembering Apollo 10 — Sunrise in the South Pacific Ocean provides the backdrop for splashdown and recovery of Apollo 10 on May 26, 1969. Astronauts Tom Stafford, John Young, and Gene Cernan landed their spacecraft 400 miles east of American Samoa. They were soon brought aboard the U.S.S. Princeton.

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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 […]