Jim McDivitt’s Prank NASA Photos: A Tribute
Ed White: He Floats Thru The Air With the Greatest of Ease.
— Astronaut Charles Duke of Apollo 16 describing a dream he had on the Moon in 1972. (via seldomforfoxes)
NASA engineers at Mission Control in Houston celebrate the successful return to the Apollo 13 module’s successful return to Earth. The lives of the three astronauts on board had been in danger because of an explosion that damaged the craft’s oxygen supply and electrical power.
I like to think that Gus Grissom and Wally Schirra are gossiping about whoever’s in that centrifuge.
Select illustrations from The Rocket (A Ladybird ‘How It Works’ Book). I missed out on Ladybird Books when I was a kid thus my current obsession collecting them.
A Ladybird ‘How It Works’ Book: The Rocket, series ‘654.’ Originally published in1967. Illustrated by B.H. Robinson.
Featuring a modified two-engine Navajo-type missile, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, Lunar Gemini, and Telstar 1!