The Apollo 10 command module, piloted by astronaut John Young on his third space flight, enters into low orbit above the moon in May 1969 during a dry run for the July 1969 moon landing. The lunar module on this mission was nicknamed Snoopy
The original Mercury 7 astronauts were selected in April 1959: Gordon Cooper, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter.
What the well dressed astronaut will wear on the desert is displayed by this group after a desert survival training session here recently. The posing astronauts are: (L. to R.-front) Frank Borman; James A. Lovell; John W. Young; Charles Conrad; James A. McDivitt and Edward H. White. (L to R.-back row) Ray Zedehar (Astronaut Training Officer); Thomas P. Stafford; Donald K. Slayton; Neil A. Armstrong and Elliot M. See.
Michael Collins (born October 31, 1930) is a former American astronaut and test pilot. Selected as part of the third group of fourteen astronauts in 1963, he flew in space twice. His first spaceflight was Gemini 10, in which he and command pilot John Young performed two rendezvous with different spacecraft and Collins undertook two EVAs. His second spaceflight was as the command module pilot for Apollo 11. While he orbited the Moon, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made the first manned…