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Apollo 17 mission, exploring the moon. #The moon #Apollo 17 astronaut lunomobil. http://www.mindblowingpicture.com/wallpaper/space/wp2tqj47.html

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NASA Apollo Missions - This timeline will also provide the students a foundation of the important dates to include in their timeline of NASA and the Apollo missions.

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A pre-flight CT scan of a NASA A7L spacesuit, the type of suit worn during the Apollo missions. These scans were apparently taken to ensure that there were no pins or needle points accidentally left in the apparel that could puncture the pressure suite.

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The Apollo 11 mission's computers were less powerful than today's mobile phones By Brian Burke on July 15, "It's absolutely amazing that the computers used to guide the Apollo 11 mission to the moon were no more powerful than a pocket calculator or a mobile phone."

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Every US space mission from Mercury to Apollo-Soyuz with astronauts color-coded by selection group.

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Apollo 11 - Michael Collins is the only human, living or dead, not contained in…

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Making the final crewed landing of the Apollo Program, Apollo 17 touched down on the lunar surface on December 11, 1972, at 2:54 p.m. EST. Along with mission Commander Gene Cernan, Lunar Module Pilot Harrison Schmitt guided the Lunar Module Challenger towards the Taurus-Littrow Valley. Schmitt, the only geologist to land on the Moon, and Cernan spent three days on the lunar surface. Learn more about Apollo 17: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo17.html#.Uqh0wncnYfw

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Apollo’s Historic Lunar Landing

The Apollo Command/Service Module 'Columbia', viewed from 'Eagle', stationed over the moon’s surface during the Apollo 11 mission, 20th July 1969. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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