S73-27666 (May-June 1973) --- A close-up view of the Soyuz spacecraft which was part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project exhibit at the 30th International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition held May 24 -- June 3, 1973 at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. The ASTP exhibit was co-sponsored by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
With the Earth visible in the vast distance above the moon's bleak horizon, Apollo 11's lunar module ascends toward the command module (piloted by NASA astronaut Michael Collins while Armstrong and Aldrin were on the lunar surface).
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(8 Nov. 1967) --- High-angle view of Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, showing the Apollo 4 (Spacecraft 017/Saturn 501) unmanned, Earth-orbital space mission being readied for launch. The huge 363-feet tall Apollo/Saturn V space vehicle was launch at 7:00:01 a.m. (EST), Nov. 9, 1967.
From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions
In this historical photo from the U.S. space agency, Apollo 9 Command/Service Modules (CSM) nicknamed "Gumdrop" and Lunar Module (LM), nicknamed "Spider" are shown docked together as Command Module pilot David R. Scott stands in the open hatch on March 6, 1969.