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An interesting perspective on Saturn-Apollo 5.

Apollo/Saturn V


A rocket launch as seen from space

Saturn V

Earth, the Pale Blue Dot. That little dot is us. Thank Carl Sagan for having this picture taken from Voyager.

rings of Saturn

Orion - Apollo

Saturn IB launch in 1973 to SkyLab.

Apollo 17 capsule "America" splashed down at 2:25 pm EST on December 19, 1972, completing the last lunar landing mission of the Apollo program. Photo: NASA/MSFC

Launch of Apollo 8

Apollo 10

Apollo 13 Command and Service Module

Astronaut James A. Lovell, Jr., Commander of the Apollo 13, relates to the members of the Senate Space Committee in an open session the problems of the Apollo 13 mission. In the background is Dr. Thomas O. Paine, NASA Administrator.

On March 3, 1969, Apollo 9 launched carrying astronauts James A. McDivitt, David R. Scott, and Russell L. Schweickart. The mission was the first crewed flight of all Apollo lunar hardware in Earth orbit and the first test of the lunar module in space. | Photo credit: NASA

James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. (born March 25, 1928) is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the United States Navy, most famous as the commander of the Apollo 13 mission. Lovell was also the command module pilot of Apollo 8, the first Apollo mission to enter lunar orbit.

apollo 17 mission 1972

Apollo 6 Recovery Apr 4, 1968 4:58 pm The USS Okinawa was the prime recovery ship for the Apollo 6 (Spacecraft 020/Saturn 502) unmanned space mission. Splashdown occurred at 4:58:45 p.m. (EST), April 4, 1968, at 375 nautical miles north of Honolulu, Hawaii.

July 15, 1975: Astronauts Tom Stafford, Vance Brand, and Deke Slayton launch on the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), the first cooperative mission in space between the United States and the Soviet Union. Photo credit: NASA/MSFC (MSFC-75-SA-4105-2C) Learn more about the ASTP Apollo Command Module #111 in our collection: http://s.si.edu/cforB See a recreation of the Apollo-Soyuz rendezvous at the Museum in DC: http://s.si.edu/cfopR

The Apollo 11 crew relaxes during training May 24, 1969

November 24, 1969: Apollo 12 astronauts returned to Earth with this television camera from the Surveyor III spacecraft. The camera had been on the Moon for 2 and a half years. NASA retrieved it to learn about long-term exposure of materials to the lunar environment. / On display at Museum in DC.