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Moon bike

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Space Cowboy

Joe O’Connor of the USGS wears an Apollo suit prototype in Arizona, 1965.

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Space twins

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Gemini 10 launch

Time-exposure of Gemini 10 launch, July 1966.

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Mr T

“I ain’t getting on no rocket.”

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Attach Orbiter here

Humorous note on Boeing 747 Orbiter Mount reminding technicians how to connect the orbiter to the transport.

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Aliens?

No, it’s not a flying saucer, it is the domed top to a 70 foot long vacuum tank at the Lewis Research Center’s Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio.

The three technicians shown here in protective clothing had just emerged from within the tank where they had been cleaning in the toxic mercury atmosphere, left after ion engine testing in the tank.

Image/text credit: NASA

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Gus Grissom

Astronaut Gus Grissom in the Gemini 3 spacecraft during a mission checkout on Pad 19 at Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, March 8 1965.

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The Reluctant Astronaut

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Ariel 2

Satellite replica, Ariel 2, 1970s. Epoxy-bonded fiberglas, aluminum, other light metals and plastics. Made by Westinghouse. Ariel 2 was launched 1964. Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Transferred from NASA. Source: Cooper Hewitt.

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