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18 Coolest Apollo Mission Pics

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Recently, longtime NASA enthusiast Kipp Teague, compiled and released a collection of over 13,000 hi-resolution photos from the various Apollo space missions that ran from 1961 to 1972. President Kennedy had declared his goal of putting a man on the Moon and bringing him back by the end of the 1960’s, and the Apollo missions succeeded in doing just that while capturing our imaginations in the process. These photos give never-before-seen insight into their amazing journeys.

Apollo 11 astronauts

Credit: NASA/Project Apollo Archive

 

 

Check out our slideshow to see these breathtaking images!
 

Apollo 7

Cockpit Window of Apollo 7

Credit: NASA/Project Apollo Archive

The instruments in the Apollo 7 space module seem dated now, but were cutting edge in 1968.

Apollo 8

Earth over Moon's Horizon

Credit: NASA/Project Apollo Archive

Earth appears over the Moon’s horizon. North and South America are obscured by clouds. The Apollo 8 crew were the first humans to witness Earthrise.

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