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The Art of Apollo 11: Paying tribute to NASA's moon landing 47 years later  The celebration of the Apollo 11 mission anniversary is always a story told with iconic images. Some of the pictures captured of Neil Armstrong Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin could be considered among the most important ever taken.  Just mentioning the mission immediately evokes the images of Aldrin in his space suit Armstrong after his moonwalk the crescent Earthand Aldrin saluting the American flag.  Which makes…

The Art of Apollo Paying tribute to NASA's moon landing 47 years later

Apollo 11 Crew in Raft before Recovery | by NASA on The Commons

Stock Photo - The Apollo 11 crew await pickup by a helicopter from the USS Hornet, prime recovery ship for the historic lunar landing mission. The fourth man in the life raft is a United

Apollo 11 - Michael Collins is the only human, living or dead, not contained in the frame of this picture!

The Earth rises beyond the moon and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander. Michael Collins inside the Apollo 11 capsule, is the only human, living or dead, not contained in the frame of this picture!

Making the final crewed landing of the Apollo Program, Apollo 17 touched down on the lunar surface on December 11, 1972, at 2:54 p.m. EST. Along with mission Commander Gene Cernan, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt guided the Lunar Module Challenger towards the Taurus-Littrow Valley. Schmitt, the only geologist to land on the Moon, and Cernan spent three days on the lunar surface. Learn more about Apollo 17: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo17.html#.Uqh0wncnYfw

Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 commander, approaches the parked Lunar Roving Vehicle on the lunar surface during the flight’s third period of EVA 13 December 1972

Earthrise: A photo taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image the "first jaw-dropping picture of Earth from outer space." It was taken on this day in 1968 by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.

Being developed for missions in 2015 and beyond, the Z-1 could be used for exploring the moon and Mars.

Infographic: NASA's spacesuit could be used for exploring the moon and Mars (Space, PBL) Also, for use exploring infinity and beyond!

What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030 woohoo! Jose and I were just talking about New Horizons the other night! #Neato

What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030

What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030 In honor of NASA's Anniversary we put together this infographic that shows NASA's planned expeditions through Do you think man will travel to Mars by

Apollo Spacecraft 12 Command/Service Module is moved from H-134 to east stokes for mating to the Saturn Lunar Module Adapter No. 05 in the Manned Spacecraft Operations Building. Spacecraft 12 was to have flown on the Apollo/Saturn 204 mission (later known as Apollo 1).

Spacecraft 012 aboute to be mated to its service module

Liftoff for Freedom 7 as part of NASA's Mercury program. This sub-orbital flight, launched atop a Redstone rocket, made Alan Shepard the first American in space.

Launch of Freedom the first American manned suborbital space flight. Astronaut Alan Shepard aboard, the Mercury-Redstone rocket is launched from Pad (Great Images in NASA)

Apollo Command Module Interior

The interior of the Apollo 11 Command Module, Columbia, which was controlled by command module pilot Michael Collins.

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