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life: “On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the moon was launched. Pictured here is the Saturn V rocket lifting the Apollo 11 astronauts towards their manned mission to the Moon. (Ralph Morse—The LIFE Picture...

16 July 1969 - The huge, tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft Module space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex Kennedy Spa

For SCALE, check out the people at the bottom.  it came FROM SPACE.

Space Shuttle Discovery at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Discovery flew 39 missions into space, more than any other spacecraft to date.

The Gemini-Titan 4 (GT-4) spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy's Pad 19 at 10:16 a.m. (EST) on June 3, 1965. The GT-4 spacecraft carried astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day, 62-revolution mission. (NASA) #

The Gemini-Titan 4 spaceflight launches from Cape Kennedy on June carrying astronauts James A. McDivitt, command pilot, and Edward H. White II, pilot, on a four-day mission.

Apollo 11 Moon Launch Rocket - July of 1969 - Long, Tall, Vertical Pins

The Year Men Walked on the Moon

On July 1969 Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin “Buzz” E. Aldrin left the Earth loaded into Apollo 11 and took off for the Moon. The launch was on a Wednesday, th…

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1966 - Gemini 11 flight splashes down in the Pacific. CDR Pete Conrad hops out of his spacecraft

emerging from the Gemini 11 space capsule Atlantic Ocean landing September Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed Earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series, carrying astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard Gordon.

Machines don't just happen.  They are dreamt, designed, developed, built and flown.  The Space Shuttle Orbiter came out of the same malaise era that brought us rich Corinthian leather, 180 HP V8s and chassis stiffness akin to a wet sheet.  Nonetheless, the orbiter was a remarkable machine. It was designed and built by Rockwell International in Palmdale, CA after an extensive design competition to develop the next generation of space vehicle after the Apollo program and the a Saturn V. The...

The Space Shuttle Orbiter was a remarkable machine. It was designed and built by Rockwell International in Palmdale, CA after an extensive design competition to develop the next generation of space vehicle after the Apollo program and the a Saturn V.

A CT scan of a NASA A7L Spacesuit, the type of suit worn during the Apollo missions.

"A pre-flight CT scan of a NASA spacesuit, the type of suit worn during the Apollo missions.two pieces of art: the suit and the CT scan.amazing technology on both ends of the process.

The Launch of Mercury-Redstone on May 5, 1961, that put Alan Shepard into a sub-orbital flight. (NASA)

~ The Launch of Mercury-Redstone~ (NASA, Marshall, Archive, On May Alan Shepard Jr. became the first American in space when Freedom 7 was launched by a Mercury-Redstone rocket developed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Apollo 11 Launch July 16, 1969.

Father and son observe Apollo 11 launch, the spaceflight which landed the first humans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the Moon on July 1969 ~ photograph by Ralph Crane

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