There's been a lot of space pictures posted round the web lately to celebrate the 40th anniversay of the first moon landing last week. I'm totally late to the party, shamelessly jumping on the bandwagon with these, but I couldn't resist their retro goodness. Image-heavy post, y'all!
President Kennedy, V.P. Johnson and others attend an Apollo briefing at Cape Canaveral, 1962
Neil Armstrong in an early (pre-Gemini) spacesuit
Gemini 7 as seen from Gemini 6 during their rendezvous in space
View of Agena firing during docked operations with Gemini 10
Gemini 11 lifts off with astronauts Charles Conrad and Richard Gordon aboard
Portrait of Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred W. Haise Jr.
Apollo 13 is bathed in floodlights during early morning rollout
Apollo 13 during rollout
Astronauts Lovell (left) and Haise carry out a simulation of a lunar traverse at Kilauea, Hawaii, site
Apollo 13 astronaut Thomas K. Mattingly II, command module pilot, during water egress training in a water tank at JSC.
Jim Lovell and Fred Haise beside LM landing leg during EVA training
Apollo 13 astronauts eating breakfast in quarters on launch day, l-r, Fred W. Haise, Jr., James A. Lovell, Jr., and John L. Swigert. April 11, 1970
Astronaut secretary Martha Caballero wishing Apollo 13 commander James A. Lovell, Jr. good luck.
Gene Kranz watches Apollo 13's 4th TV tranmission with trouble only minutes away.
View of Mission Control Center during the Apollo 13 oxygen cell failure
There's (tons) more over at The Apollo Image Gallery