jeudi 31 juillet 2014

SM-65 Atlas (1959)

1959 USAF production served the purpose of providing ballistic missile orientation to Strategic Air Command officers. The SM-65 Atlas was the first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) developed and deployed by the United States.

mardi 29 juillet 2014

Apollo 11 crew during a photo shoot before flight (1969)

The Apollo 11 crew during photo press before historic flight (near to the launch Pad of their Saturn V rocket), 1969. Horizontal panorama assembled from a TV video pictures.

Raw pictures:

lundi 28 juillet 2014

Lunar rover camera after departure of the Apollo 17 LM

After liftoff of Lunar module "Challenger" (14 december 1972) the color television camera mounted on the front of the Lunar Rover could be remotely operated by Mission Control. This allowed far better television coverage of the EVA than the earlier missions.

Original Pictures:

Original Video footage:

dimanche 20 juillet 2014

Apollo 11 Restored TV Broadcast (1- Earth View)

After 45 years, a restored vision on the Earth ...