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Apollo 1 Astronauts Working by the Pool

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June 1966 Prime crew members announced by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the first manned Apollo 1 space flight practice water egress procedures in a swimming pool at Ell

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NASA Astronaut Charles Conrad Jr. emerging from the Gemini 11 space capsule Atlantic Ocean landing September 15, 1966. Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed Earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series, carrying astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard Gordon.

emerging from the Gemini 11 space capsule Atlantic Ocean landing September Gemini 11 was the ninth crewed Earth-orbiting spacecraft of the Gemini series, carrying astronauts Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. and Richard Gordon.

Apollo Drop Testing Drop testing for the Apollo capsule’s return to earth. Cool guys do look at explosions, apparently.

From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

For the 14-day Gemini VII flight, the G5-C suit was designed to be removed during the mission. A zippered hood with a faceplate instead of a helmet and additional adjustment zippers facilitated in-flight removal of the suit.

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At EST on December Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, carrying astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell into space for a mission that lasted 13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes. (Please note this posted to the minute!

Astronauts John Young (on top of the capsule) and Gus Grissom (in the water) practice escaping from a Gemini capsule in an indoor pool at Ellington Air Force Base, Texas, in 1965 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2014765/Moon-buggies-Nevada-space-walks-swimming-pools--dressing-Arabs-The-wacky-ways-Nasa-trained-astronauts.html#ixzz1rqwC8hrz

Moon buggies in Nevada, space walks in swimming pools... and Arab desert dress: The weird and wacky ways Nasa trained its astronauts

Astronauts John Young and Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom are pictured during water egress training in a large indoor pool at Ellington Air Force Base, Texas. Young is seated on top of the Gemini capsule while Grissom is in the water with a life raft.

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The Launch of Mercury-Redstone on May 5, 1961, that put Alan Shepard into a sub-orbital flight. (NASA)

~ The Launch of Mercury-Redstone~ (NASA, Marshall, Archive, On May Alan Shepard Jr. became the first American in space when Freedom 7 was launched by a Mercury-Redstone rocket developed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Splendid photographs.

Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004

This is a photo NASA took of a space shuttle leaving our atmosphere.

This is a photo NASA took of a space shuttle leaving our atmosphere.

Kalpana Chawla    First Indian woman in space. Was killed in the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy.

Kalpana Chawla First Indian woman in space. Was killed in the 2003 Columbia Space Shuttle Tragedy.