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The Journey

Landing on the moon. Ten minutes before touchdown, rocket motors are switched on to slow down ships’ high-speed fall caused by the moon’s gravity. Vehicles are maneuvering 550 miles above landing area known as Sinus Roris (Dewy Bay), dark plain above cargo ship in lower left.

Man on the Moon.

Collier’s, October 18,1952

Man Will Conquer Space Soon! at Wikipedia

Image credit: Colliers

Image source: AIAA Houston