Cool Photography and Space is something that’s easily combined in one sentence. And we are sure you will like this incredible online gallery of Online High-Res (Hasselblad) photographs of every Apollo mission by NASA, from Apollo 1 all the way through Apollo 17.
Since all of these images were taken by NASA astronauts in the course of duty, they’re all Public Domain and free for you to browse through. Pretty amazing stuff so we made a selection of images taken from all of the Apollo missions, complete with descriptions in the captions:
Apollo 7 astronaut Wally Schirra
Beautiful sunset on earth
The crew of Apollo 8 photograph the Earth rising over the Moon. They were the first humans ever to witness this incredible phenomenon.
Apollo 9 astronaut Dave Scott emerging from the command module hatch.
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin sets up a solar wind experiment on the moon
The first photo Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took after setting foot on the Moon
The Apollo 10 command module as seen from the lunar module during lunar orbit tests
Astronauts Grissom, White and Chaffee of Apollo 1 on their way to the training exercise that would ultimately lead to their tragic deaths
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin salutes the United States flag while Neil Armstrong photographs him
Apollo 12 astronaut Pete Conrad exiting the lunar module
Photograph of the crippled Apollo 13 service module after separation
Apollo 14 lunar module pilot Edgar Mitchell
Apollo 15 astronaut Jim Irwin working on the lunar rover
Apollo 16 astronaut John Young
Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt collecting a soil sample on the south side of the rim boulders at Station 5. Apollo 17 was the last manned space flight to travel beyond low Earth orbit.
View the complete online gallery here