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First U.S. Spacewalk - Gemini 4

distancetomars: “On June 1965 Edward H. White II became the first American to step outside his spacecraft and let go, effectively setting himself adrift in the zero gravity of space. For 23 minutes.

The Eagle Prepares to Land: It was 45 years ago today that Neil Armstrong took the small step onto the surface of the moon that changed the course of history. The years that followed saw a Space Age of scientific, technological and human research, on which we have built the modern era. We stand on a new horizon, poised to take the next giant leap-deeper into the solar system. The Apollo missions blazed a path for human exploration to the moon and today we are extending that path to…

"The Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle, in a landing configuration was photographed in lunar orbit from the Command and Service Module Columbia. Inside the module were Commander Neil A. Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin.

We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone. Humanity is truly incredible.

Space solar system meme - Funny and True! We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone!

Oh, that behind me? Just some stuff I built...

Werner von Braun stands by the five engines of the Saturn V Dynamic Test Vehicle on display at the U. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama c. 1969 each engine produced million pounds of thrust.

Endeavour

Incredible photos of America's Space Shuttle Program by Dan Winter - Art Fucks Me

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Felix Baumgartner at the edge of space, miles high jumped from a helium balloon to perform a legendary skydive (he also set the altitude record for highest manned balloon flight, parachute jump from the highest altitude, and greatest free fall velocity)

Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins, and Neil Armstrong, 1969.

Apollo 11 Lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, Command pilot Michael Collins and Mission commander Neil Armstrong

Hubble Repair Mission

Astronauts John M. Grunsfeld (right) and Richard M. Linnehan stand next to the Hubble Space Telescope, which was brought into the space shuttle Columbia's payload bay for repairs during as seen on March

The Apollo Lunar Module known as the Eagle descends onto the surface of the moon during the Apollo 11 mission, 20th July 1969. This is a composite image comprised of two separate shots.  (Photo by Space Frontiers/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

This is the best photo taken during the Apollo 11 mission, 47 years ago today

The Apollo Command/Service Module 'Columbia', viewed from 'Eagle', stationed over the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission, July (Hulton Archive/Getty Images) - who was taking this photo? very dramatic and stunning, but.

NASA's Apollo 13 was slated to be the United States' third lunar landing mission. It launched April 11, 1970, at 2:13 p.m. EST from Launch Pad 39A in Florida. From left to right are mission commander Jim Lovell, command module pilot John Swigert and lunar module pilot Fred W. Haise.     The mission was aborted after the service module oxygen tank ruptured. Still, the mission was classified as a "successful failure" because of the experience gained in rescuing the crew.

Apollo 13 Crew Portrait

Official NASA photograph of the prime crew for the Apollo 13 lunar landing mission: commander James Lovell, command module pilot John “Jack” Swigert, lunar module pilot Fred Haise ×

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