Apollo 12, " The day launch ", November 14, 1969
NASA INFO: (14 Nov. 1969) --- The three Apollo 12 crew men leave the Kennedy Space Center's (KSC) Manned Spacecraft Operations Building (MSOB) during the Apollo 12 prelaunch countdown. Leading is astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., commander; followed by astronauts Richard F. Gordon Jr., command module pilot; and Alan L. Bean, lunar module pilot. They rode a special transport van over the Pad A, Launch Complex 39, where their spacecraft awaited. The Apollo 12 liftoff occurred at 11:22 a.m. (EST)…
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American Air Force test pilot and astronaut, Gordon Cooper pictured...
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Gemini VII Crew Walks to the Elevator at Pad 19
Astronaut James A. Lovell Jr., pilot for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Gemini VII spaceflight, walks to the elevator at Pad 19 one hour and 40 minutes before launch of the spacecraft, Dec. 4, 1965.