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Dr. Robert R. Gilruth talks about the Apollo 6…

Dr. Robert R. Gilruth talks about the Apollo 6 unmanned mission’s returned spacecraft during a visit to Houston by vice-presidential nominee Spiro T. Agnew.

Frank Borman, Apollo 8 commander, egresses the…

Frank Borman, Apollo 8 commander, egresses the gondola in Building 29 after centrifuge training in the Manned Spacecraft Center’s Flight Acceleration Facility

(30 July 1971) — An overall, wide-angle …

(30 July 1971) — An overall, wide-angle lens view of the activity in the Mission Operations Control Room in the Mission Control Center during the landing of the Apollo 15 Lunar Module on the moon. The LM “Falcon,” with astronauts David R. Scott and James B. Irwin aboard, touched down on the lunar surface at ground elapsed time of 104 hours 42 minutes 29 seconds.

(1966) — Dr. Robert R. Gilruth (far righ…

(1966) — Dr. Robert R. Gilruth (far right) introduces the Apollo 1 crew during a press conference in Houston. From the left are astronauts Roger Chaffee, Edward H. White II and Virgil I. (Gus) Grissom.

Apollo Program Flight Directors 

Apollo Program Flight Directors