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

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July 31, 1971: Astronauts Drive on the Moon

1971 – Apollo program: Apollo 15 astronauts become the first to ride in a lunar rover. | July 31, 1971: Astronauts Drive on the Moon | This Day In Tech | Wired ...

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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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January 10, 1962: Apollo program: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle. It became better known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.

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Diagrams and NASA artwork show how Apollo astronauts flew to the moon.

Remembering Apollo 13 - Astronauts Jim Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise head for Pad 39A and a voyage they will never forget. Apollo 13 was launched to the Moon on April 11, 1970.

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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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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

Apollo 11 Lunar Landing - iNFOGRAPHiCs MANiA

Fresh on IGM > Apollo 11 Lunar Landing: Its been more than 40 years since man walked on the moon. Learn some details for the crew, the flight and the landing phase of the Apollo 11 lunar expedition. >

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