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Apollo Command Module Cutaway Another wonderful cutaway by Frank Munger, this time from a 1969 issue of "Flight International. Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Programa Apollo, Apollo Missions, Space Rocket, E Mc2, Space And Astronomy, Technical Drawing, Space Shuttle

Apollo Command Module Cutaway

Another wonderful cutaway by Frank Munger, this time from a 1969 issue of "Flight International." This guy is quickly becoming one of my favorite technical illustrators. Key: 1 Docking probe 2 Capture latches 3 Capture latch release (LM side) 4 Probe shock-attenuator assembly 5 Telescoping cylinder (nitrogen pressure retraction) 6 Fixing strut 7 Docking latches 8 Forward heat-shield ejectors (operate at 25,000ft) 9 Drogue parachute mortar, fires at 23,000ft, 16.5ft conical ribbon parachute…

A celebration of the history of the manned space program, space exploration, and science. ***Disclaimer***This page is not associated with NASA. I'm just a fan of the space program. Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Programa Apollo, Apollo Moon Missions, Apollo Spacecraft, Kennedy Space Center, Space Museum, Space Race, Space And Astronomy

Saturn-5 rocket (SA-500F), the first Rollout, 1966

LIFE photo, source Google/Life 2008 (Free). Wikipedia: "SA-500F (alternately SA500F, 500F, or Facilities Integration Vehicle) was a dummy Saturn V used by NASA to test facilities at Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida during 1966.[1] Tests included the mating of the Saturn's stages in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), the fit of the service platforms, the launcher-transporter operation, the propellant loading system, and the test connections to the…

Man builds model of Apollo 11 out of LEGO bricks My first pin! Check out this AWESOME lego replica of the Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket and launchpad. The dude's even got a little lego crew! Pokemon Lego, Mega Pokemon, Apollo 11, Apollo Rocket, Nasa Rocket, Lego Design, Lego Technic, Lego Ninjago, Lego Sets

Me next to the Saturn V

Here I am standing next to my model, I hope it gives an idea of scale! 120,000 bricks is the approximate count, and 5.76m tall. Photograph courtesy of the Melbourne Headshot Company.

The countdown has begun for the launch of LEGO's Saturn V moon rocket. LEGO rolled out its first photos and filed its "launch plan" for the "NASA Apollo Saturn V" model set to be released on June The set is based on a fan submission on LEGO Ideas. Sistema Solar, Saturn V Rocket Model, Spacex Rocket, V Model, Apollo 11 Moon Landing, Apollo Space Program, Air Space, Space Photos, Lego Architecture

NASA Apollo Saturn V to launch as LEGO brick model set on June 1 | collectSPACE

The countdown has begun for the launch of LEGO's Saturn V moon rocket. LEGO rolled out its first photos and filed its "launch plan" for the "NASA Apollo Saturn V" model set to be released on June 1. The set is based on a fan submission on LEGO Ideas.

The launch of Apollo 11 on July - Nasa Missions, Moon Missions, Apollo Missions, Really Cool Photos, Apollo Space Program, Apollo 11 Mission, Space Launch, Space And Astronomy, Nasa Space

Apollo 14 launch, Saturn 5 rocket, January 31, 1971

NASA INFO: The huge, 363-feet tall Apollo 14 (Spacecraft 110/Lunar Module 8/Saturn 509) space vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, at 4:03:02 p.m. (EST), Jan. 31, 1971, on a lunar landing mission. This view of the liftoff was taken by a camera mounted on the mobile launch tower. Aboard the Apollo 14 spacecraft were astronauts Alan B. Shepard Jr., commander; Stuart A. Roosa, command module pilot; and Edgar D. Mitchell, lunar module pilot. 4X5…

The Lunar Module known as Spider shown still attached to the Saturn IVB stage in earth orbit prior to docking with Apollo Command/Service module known as Gumdrop on March Credit: NASA. Apollo Space Program, Nasa Space Program, Nasa Missions, Apollo Missions, Cosmos, Programa Apollo, Apollo 9, Lunar Lander, Nasa Images

“Spider” attached to S-IVB stage

The Lunar Module “Spider,” remains attached to the Saturn IVB stage in earth orbit prior to docking with Apollo 9’s Command/Service Module, “Gumdrop.” The photo was taken following separation of the CSM from the S-IVB stage, and the Spacecraft Lunar Module Adapter (SLA) panels have already been jettisoned. Following a March 3, 1969 launch, Apollo 9’s crew of James McDivitt, Dave Scott, and Rusty Schweickart spent 10 days testing the Lunar Module and Command and Service Modules in Earth…

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Apollo 6, Saturn-5 rocket, Pad-39a, February 6, 1968

KSC INFO: FOR RELEASE: February 6, 1968, Apollo 6 (A/S-502) the second unmanned space vehicle in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo/Saturn V program, leaves the Vehicle Assembly Building Feb. 6, 1968, for erection at Pad A of Complex 39. The 363 foot, three stage rocket and spacecraft, weighing 6,286,000 pounds when fueled, is being transported on the mobile launcher to the launch pad by the transporter. The transporter moves over the special constructed crawlerway…

Tom Stanford and Alan Shepard. Astronauts In Space, Nasa Astronauts, Programa Apollo, Project Gemini, Project Mercury, Apollo Space Program, Space Suits, Apollo Missions, Nasa History

Perspectives: Thomas P. Stafford & his Omega Speedmaster

The race to space during the 1950s and ‘60s between Russia and the United States, created a period of technological advancement like no other. What began as a program to develop long-range nuclear missiles, carrying with them the capability of devastating an entire nation, quickly morphed into a battle to be the first to conquer the final frontier. After the Russians managed to put the first man-made satellite into orbit, the United States set its sights on putting the first man on the Moon…

Portrait of Apollo 14 mission commander Alan B., wearing a spacesuit, smiles during preparation activities for the liftoff to the moon, Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Astronauts In Space, Nasa Astronauts, Indian Space Research Organisation, Apollo Space Program, Apollo 1, American Space, Apollo Missions, Kennedy Space Center, Space Race

Portrait of Apollo 14 mission commander Alan B. Shepard Jr., wearing...

Portrait of Apollo 14 mission commander Alan B. Shepard Jr., wearing a spacesuit, smiles during preparation activities for the liftoff to the moon, Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

fuckyeahspaceexploration: “ Timeline The crew of Apollo 1 - Ed White, Chuck Gus Grissom, Roger Chaffee - expressed their concerns with the safety of the Command Module (CM), in particular,. Easy Listening, Space Disasters, Gus Grissom, Apollo Space Program, Apollo Missions, Nasa Missions, Nasa History, Nasa Astronauts, Space Race

Three Astronauts Who Perished During an Early Rocket Test Are Honored by a Plaque at Their Abandoned Base

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Story of the famous Komfit Forstner and JB Champion bracelets used by NASA and the astronauts in the illustrated by Moonwatch Only. Old Watches, Vintage Watches, Watches For Men, Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch, Rolex, Nasa Engineer, Apollo Space Program, Speedmaster Professional, Nasa Photos

Hidden gems from the NASA photo archive | Page 2

Gem #13 More EVA training. Sooooo Speedy! Click on image to see the Speedmaster in all its glory. Official description in image library: Al Bean...

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New graphics show exactly how Apollo 11 undertook its mammoth journey | Space and astronomy, Nasa space program, Apollo 11

Aug 9, 2019 - Incredible new graphics show in detail exactly how Apollo 11 would have functioned from its take off, how Mission Control in Texas monitored them and the crew spent 21 days in quarantine afterwards.