This view of the Space Shuttle Atlantis still connected to Russia's Mir Space Station was photographed by the Mir-19 crew on July 4, 1995. Cosmonauts Anatoliy Y. Solovyev and Nikolai M. Budarin, Mir-19 Commander and Flight Engineer, respectively, temporarily undocked the Soyuz spacecraft from the cluster of Mir elements to perform a brief fly-around #space #spaceshuttle #spacecraft
Apollo Command and Service modules being joined.
The new graphics editor of the Boston Globe: Tonia Cowan
Wernher von Braun
Apollo 9 crew James A. McDivitt (CMDR), David R. Scott (CMP) and Russell L. Schweickart (LMP). Apollo 9 launched 45 years ago today on the first flight of all Apollo hardware in Earth orbit. | Photo credit: NASA
In this dated April 24, 1990 filed photo shows the Shuttle Discovery lifts off launch pad, carrying a crew of five and the Hubble Space Telescope