To the Moon
Thirty-eight years ago today on Nov. 14, 1969, Apollo 12 launched and became America's second successful mission to the moon. Today, NASA's Constellation Program is working to again send humans to the moon.
Top image: This close-up view of astronaut Charles Conrad Jr., commander of the Apollo 12 lunar landing mission, was photographed during an extravehicular activity on the surface of the moon.
Bottom image: Researchers prepare a model of the launch vehicle being developed as part of NASA's Constellation Program to return humans to the moon by 2020. This model of the Ares I-X Flight Test Vehicle is being tested in the NASA Langley Transonic Dynamics Tunnel. Researchers, clockwise from left foreground, are Martin Sekula, Mike Ramey (partially obscured), Randy Fly and Jeff Wilfong.
Image Credit: NASA
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