June 8, 2007 — The Space Shuttle Atlantis blasts off from Cape Canaveral in Florida, surging upward toward an orbital rendezvous with the International Space Station. (NASA)
Feb. 26, 1966 Launch of Apollo-Saturn 201
Apollo-Saturn 201 (AS-201), the first Saturn IB launch vehicle developed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC), lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 11:12 a.m. on Feb. 26, 1966.
Apollo 8: " The first launch of Saturn 5 Moon rocket with crew", December 21, 1868
Ralph Morse, LIFE photo, source Google/Life 2008 (Free). REMASTERED by Dan Beaumont. APOLLO 8 launch: Relive! this fantastic launch on ABC," EXCEPTIONAL HISTORICAL MOMENT " Dec. 21, 1968 VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn00BvWwke0 APOLLO 8 Launch, Walter Cronkite: "This building is shaking under us" CBS News, December 21, 1968 VIDEO: www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVVTHJjcTHE Apollo 8 MISSION: www.youtube.com/watch?v=zp_RDqPQ-qg
Skylab 1 launch, T+7 sec., Saturn-5 rocket, May 14, 1973
KSC INFO: A modified Saturn V rocket, topped by Skylab space station, liftted off at 1:30 p.m. EDT May 14, 1973, from the Kennedy Space Center's Pad-39a. Launched into Earth orbit, it will be visited by three astronaut crews during an eight-month period. This the last launch of Saturn 5 rocket. 4X5 TRANSPARENCY NASA PHOTO, 108-NSC-73PC-236 UNCL and 73-HC-436, US GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION, SCAN AND REMASTERED by Dan Beaumont , ACQUISITION: Skylab News Center, May 15, 1973…
liftoff of Apollo 11
The huge, 363-ft.-tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module V/Saturn 506) Space Vehicle is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39 Kennedy Space Center (KSC), at 9:32 a.m. (EDT), July 16, 1969. Image S69-39527 courtesy NASA/JSC.
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