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Best Free Astronaut Phone Wallpapers – Cool Backgrounds

2,060 Minutes: Gordo Cooper and the Last American Solo Flight in Space

Imagine being alone in space ... and almost not making it back.

Fifty years ago, first woman to fly in space wore world's first mission patch | collectSPACE

Valentina Tereshkova, who 50 years ago on June 16 launched aboard the Soviet Union's Vostok 6, set a record by becoming the first woman in space. But her gender wasn't the only way that Tereshkova contributed to the cultural history of space exploration — she also wore the first (hidden) mission patch.

The ascent stage of the Lunar Module returning from the Moon, Apollo 17, December 1972

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Space Suit Photos

US Spacesuits

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Grumman LM (Lunar Module)

Here are some more images of Dragon's 1/48 scale Grumman LM (Lunar Module) Eagle used in the Apollo 11 landing. From Wikipedia" The Apollo Lunar Module (LM), also known as the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM), was the lander portion of the Apollo spacecraft built for the US Apollo program by Grumman to carry a crew of two from lunar orbit to the surface and back. Six such craft successfully landed on the Moon between 1969–1972. The LM, consisting of an Ascent stage and Descent stage, was ferried…


TODAY IN HISTORY: Gemini 7 astronaut Jim Lovell gets his temperature taken during preflight perparations on December 4, 1965. (NASA)

Getting ready for a trip to the International Space Station

Getting ready for a trip to the International Space Station NASA astronaut Kate Rubins is wearing a training version of her Extravehicular Mobility Unit. She’s about to begin a spacewalk training...

'I’m not sure what ‘the right stuff’ is but it’s not physical prowess,' says British astronaut Nicholas Patrick

The British astronaut on being a jack of all trades, never hide your mistakes - in space it can lead to catastrophe - and forget nationalism.

NASA may ask SpaceX to extend duration of Crew Dragon test flight

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