Gemini and Apollo Hasselblad Positives

Gemini and Apollo Hasselblad Positives

This collection of over 400 Gemini and Apollo Hasselblad Positives offer a remarkable and disarming look at life in space during the most important years of the American space program. The collection includes images from Gemini 4, Apollo 8 and the Apollo 9 missions – the Gemini 4 images feature earth terrain photography from magazine…

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Debrief: Apollo 8

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  “Debrief: Apollo 8″ is a 1969 documentary about the Apollo 8 mission of a year earlier that saw the first humans leave Earth’s orbit and enter the orbit of the Moon. It was an essential mission in preparation for the Apollo 11 mission of 1969 that resulted in the first manned landing on the…

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The Red Stuff – Full Documentary

The Red Stuff - Full Documentary

The Red Stuff is a fascinating look behind the Iron Curtain at the Soviet space program and the men and women who formed the opposite half of the space race throughout the mid to late 20th century. We all know the names Alan Shepard, Buzz Aldrin, Gus Grissom and many other NASA astronauts but their…

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Astronauts in Sunglasses

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It’s always surprising to me how many people don’t know that the American Optical sunglasses worn by the Gemini, Mercury and Apollo astronauts are still being made and can be bought for a rather reasonable $39 USD. They’re built to the same standards as the originals by the same company (American Optical) and they suit…

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Saturn V Cutaway

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This fascinating Saturn V cutaway drawing is by far the most detailed I’ve ever come across. It’s an original, official Boeing engineering breakdown by Don Sprague and includes everything you ever wanted to know about the Saturn V’s internal workings – right down to millimetre accurate measurements for all major components. Click the image below…

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