Capturing the Space Race
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NASA cameras captured every minute of the Space Race, from tension to triumph — and all the unfiltered, humanizing moments in between. This series of seldom seen artwork gives viewers a fresh perspective on the Apollo missions and the herculean effort it took to put humans on the Moon.

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To the Moon in 11 years: A photographic timeline of Apollo

In just over a decade, NASA’s Apollo program overcame tragedy and pioneered new technologies to reach the Moon.

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Apollo 8: Humanity’s first trip to the Moon

On December 21, 1968, Apollo 8 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center atop a Saturn V rocket, beginning one of the most historic trips in human history.

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The New Space Race

Sponsored by National Geographic
There is a new space race, just as consequential as the 20th-century competition between the United States and the former Soviet Union, set in motion when that nation hurled Sputnik into orbit in 1957.

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Apollo 9: Travel with the crew as they launch to space

Just months before Apollo 11, astronauts carried out a battery of tests on the lunar module that Neil and Buzz would use to land on the Moon.

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Apollo 11: The first Moon landing’s most iconic pictures

Half a century later, these classic images captured by the Apollo 11 crew still ignite the imagination.

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Apollo 11: Capturing a giant leap for mankind

In a moment, Apollo fulfilled the dreams of countless people over the centuries who stared at our satellite in awe.

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Framing History: The Apollo Program through an astronaut’s lens

Apollo astronauts, often armed with tricked-out Hasselblad cameras, captured razor-sharp views of our home planet and the cosmos.

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The New Space Race

There is a new space race, just as consequential as the 20th-century competition between the United States and the former Soviet Union, set in motion when that nation hurled Sputnik into orbit in 1957.

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Reaching For The Stars, Grounded In Tradition

As a space-grant institution, Texas A&M University is contributing research and talent to support NASA's missions to the moon, Mars and beyond.

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