LEM by Craig Kavafes

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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1962 Boeing LEM

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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Image source: Paul Carsola

Landing Sequence

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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Lunar Liftoff

  1. Mariner IV determined that Mars’ atmosphere is only 1 to 2 percent of the Earth’s in density. This may mean that future manned spacecraft to Mars must employ the same landing technique – retro rockets – as the ones which will be used by the Apollo lunar ship.
  2. Artist’s drawing of interplanetary explorers maintaining contact through the use of small radio equipment. This particular transmitter is also designed to transmit data concerning the condition of the astronaut and the functioning of his suit.

Mars: Planet for Conquest
by Erik Bergaust
G.P Putnam’s Sons, 1967

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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Ascent Stage

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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Źiemba and Collopy

Apollo Program at Astronautix

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Lunar Liftoff

Space World, November 1964

Apollo Program at Astronautix

Image credit: Bell Aerosystems

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Bonestell Moonscape

Apollo Program at Astronautix

Chesley Bonestell

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Image source(s):

Mike Acs

Dan Beaumont Space Museum