Astronaut Dave Scott pokes his head out of the Apollo 9 command module while it orbits Earth.
Our Favorite Pictures From the Apollo Mission Photo Dump
Thousands of NASA’s moon mission photos are now online, thanks to a volunteer historian.
With one small link and one giant leap in photo quality, a space enthusiast has rocketed to Internet renown, creating a Flickr account full of high-definition, unprocessed photos from the Apollo moon missions.
The more than 10,000 photos in the collection have been in the public domain for decades, but NASA has never made high-definition scans of the images accessible in one place online. That’s where Kipp Teague comes in. Teague is a private citizen and lifelong follower of NASA who runs the Project Apollo Archive, a website devoted to all things moon mission.
In 2004 and 2005, Teague acquired several DVDs of photo scans from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, as he and his friend Eric Jones worked to spice up