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The Lunar Module "Spider" ascent stage is photographed from the Command/Service Module on the fifth day of the Apollo 9 earth-orbital mission. The Lunar Module's descent stage had already been jettisoned.

Apollo 9 Lunar Module "Spider" being flown by Jim McDivitt and Rusty Schweikart. Photographed by Dave Scott from comman module "Gumdrop"

“We Were At War”: The Need for Apollo 9 (Part 1)

TODAY IN HISTORY — On March the lunar module “Spider” in a landing configuration, photographed from the command module on the fifth day of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital mission. The landing gear.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Apollo 11 lunar module “Eagle” returning to the command module before docking on July 21, 1969. (NASA)

The Earth rises beyond the moon and the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander. Michael Collins inside the Apollo 11 capsule, is the only human, living or dead, not contained in the frame of this picture!

Apollo 12 (1969)

Apollo 12 lunar module pilot Alan Bean steps down to moon's surface during his 1969 flight.

Apollo 16 Re-Docks With the Command Module (23 April 1972) — The ascent stage of the Apollo 16 Lunar Module (LM) approaches the Command and Service Modules (CSM) during rendezvous, with a contrasting background of darkness and the moon’s Sea of Fertility (Mare Fecundatatis). Taken from the CSM, the photo shows the aft side of the LM during a yaw maneuver. Note the buckled thermal panels. Messier and Messier A (right center) are among the most readily identifiable features on the surface

The ascent stage of the Apollo 16 Lunar Module (LM) approaches the Command and Service Modules (CSM) during rendezvous with a contrasting background of darkness and the moon's Sea of Fertility (Mare Fecundatatis) x

Edward White, the first American to walk in space, photographed by commander James McDivitt during NASA's Gemini 4 mission, June 1965

America’s First Space Walk: Edward White Makes History, June 1965

Gemini VIII Splashdown - Astronauts Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason, after the successful completion of their Gemini 8 mission. They're assisted by rescue personnel.

Gemini Image Gallery

(March Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and David R. Scott sit with their spacecraft hatches open while awaiting the arrival of the recovery ship, the USS Leonard F. Mason after the successful completion of their Gemini VIII mission.

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Apollo 9 was the third manned mission in the United States Apollo space program and the first flight of the Command/Service Module (CSM) with the Lunar Module (LM). Its three-person crew, consisting of Commander James McDivitt, Command Module Pilot David

45 years ago today—on July 16, 1969—astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins launched to the Moon on top of the mightiest spaceship ever built. These amazing photos from NASA's vaults show how they built and launched that spaceship—I look at them in awe and admiration.

Amazing photos from NASA's vaults show how they assembled Apollo 11

How they assembled Apollo 11 - January Lunar Module (LM) 5 ascent stage in Final Assembly Area on overhead hoist being moved to dolly for roll-out inspection.

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