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NASA Apollo Missions

Lunar Module "Eagle" on the Moon. Aldrin is opening the stowage area and preparing to unload the scientific experiments package. Beyond the right leg is the solar wind experiment, and beyond that the lunar surface TV camera. (NASA photo ID

Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, uses a scoop in making a trench in the lunar soil during Apollo 15 extravehicular activity (EVA). Mount Hadley rises approximately 14,765 feet (about 4,500 meters) above the plain in the background. #August1971

Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, uses a scoop to dig out a trench in the lunar soil during Apollo 15 extravehicular activity (EVA) Mount Hadley rises approximately feet (about meters) above the plain in the background.

The Apollo 1 astronauts were concerned about the integrity of their ship long before the fire, they sent this photo to Joseph F. Shea, the Apollo manager who gave their capsule a passing safety grade...

The Apollo 1 crew expressed their concerns about their spacecraft's problems by presenting this parody of their crew portrait to ASPO manager Joseph Shea on August

The first man and the last man to walk on the moon. Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong and Apollo 17 Commander Gene Cernan share a warm smile, camaraderie and a clasp of hands. Neil's ground breaking EVA lasted just over two hours. Cernan, as he was proud to say, spent 3 days on the Lunar surface, where he had a house, a car and a job, spending almost a full day working on the moon over 3 EVAs. (Thanks to SpaceHipsters for this pic) #apollo

The first man and the last man to walk on the moon. Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong and Apollo 17 Commander Gene Cernan share a warm smile.

Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmidt on the Moon, December 12, 1972.

December 1972 – Geologist-astronaut Jack Schmitt at work during the second moonwalk of the Apollo 17 mission.