‘Off into Space’ - 1966 book cover design.
What an exciting time in American History.
Unknown Saturn V rolling out of the Vehicle Assembly Building.
The sexy beast. Most magnificent launch vehicle ever built. Just looking at it gets me all giddy and wasn’t even alive when one launched.
20 millió lóerő. A Vosztok, Gagarin űrhajójának mása a “Szovjet tudomány és technika 50 éve” jubileumi kiállításon, Budapesten. Fotó: Sárosi Gyula. In: Repülés, 1967. október. XX. évf./10. szám.
Mockup of gagarin’s Vostok-1 in Budapest, at the “50 Years of Science and Technology in the Soviet Union” exhibition, 1967.
John Glenn, Jr., as he enters his Friendship 7 spacecraft (NASA)
“Geologist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Lunar Module pilot, is photographed next to the American Flag during extravehicular activity (EVA) of NASA’s final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. The photo was taken at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. The highest part of the flag appears to point toward our planet earth in the distant background.”
During Apollo 11’s historic moon mission in July 1969, astronaut Buzz Aldrin unfurls a “solar wind sheet” designed to collect atomic particles blowing from the distant sun. The Lunar Excursion Module, which got Aldrin and Neil Armstrong safely to and from the lunar surface, stands behind him.
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