A tangerine Death Star spinning in the inky blackness of space | cover art for the 1977 Discus Editon of Isaac Asimov’s "The Planet That Wasn’t"
March 7, 1969 — The lunar module “Spider” in a landing configuration, photographed from the command module on the fifth day of the Apollo 9 Earth-orbital mission. The landing gear on the “Spider” has been deployed. Sensitive lunar surface probes extend out from the landing gear foot pads. Long story short, the Apollo 9 mission was essentially a space scrimmage for the historic Apollo 11 moon shot that took place just a few months later.
Gemini Direct Concept Lander
Bf 109 F, F1, F2, F4 and F4 Trop variants (6) | GLORY. The largest archive of german WWII images | Flickr