Space Shuttle Last Stop. Endeavour atop a modified 747 passes the Hollywood Sign. The last aerial hurrah before retiring to the California Science Center

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From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, commander, makes a short checkout of the lunar rover during the early part of the first Apollo 17 extravehicular activity at the Taurus-Littrow landing site.

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Thousands of Breathtaking Photos of the Apollo Mission Were Just Released

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While orbiting the Earth, the International Space Station ISS aligned itself with the Earth's curvature.

Orbit, open space, the International Space Station aligned with Earth's curvature.

Esta série de fotografias da NASA acompanha o trabalho e magnífica vista dos tripulantes da ISS (Estação Especial Internacional), no espaço.

Incríveis fotografias da NASA mostram como é um dia de trabalho no espaço

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On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left Low Earth Orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it's important to remember how we got to the Moon -- and why we stopped going.

The Real Story Of Apollo 17... And Why We Never Went Back To The Moon

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January Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the rocket launch vehicle. It became better known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.

Pete Conrad and the American flag on the Ocean of Storms, Apollo 12, November 1972

The crappy photos of NASA's golden era you never get to see

Alan Bean - Pete Conrad and the American flag on the Ocean of Storms, Apollo November 1972

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