Silly Texas man who likes Star Trek, Batman, Doctor Who, Star Wars, and 50s schlock. I'm also a big fan of Bettie Page, Elvis, old Hollywood glamour, and most retro. I'm easily distracted by bright shiny things. Or boobs. Or bright shiny boobs.

 

the-chanel-charade:

eleven-three:



Marilyn six weeks before she passed, still as ethereal and beautiful inside and out as ever by the wonderful George Barris in July, 1962 for Cosmopolitan Magazine.

 June 1st 1926 - August 4th 1962.



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the-chanel-charade:

eleven-three:


Marilyn six weeks before she passed, still as ethereal and beautiful inside and out as ever by the wonderful George Barris in July, 1962 for Cosmopolitan Magazine.

June 1st 1926 - August 4th 1962.

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(Source: alwaysmarilynmonroe)

todaysdocument:


Recovery of Apollo 11 Astronauts, 07/24/1969
From the series: Photographs of the “Apollo Projects,” Apollo 4 through Apollo/Soyuz, 1967 - 1978

Having spent 21 hours and 36 minutes on the moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to Earth on July 24, 1969, and were recovered by the USS Hornet after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.
Miss one of our earlier posts from Apollo 11’s 45th anniversary? See the rest of our #Apollo45 series!

todaysdocument:

Recovery of Apollo 11 Astronauts, 07/24/1969

From the series: Photographs of the “Apollo Projects,” Apollo 4 through Apollo/Soyuz, 1967 - 1978

Having spent 21 hours and 36 minutes on the moon, the Apollo 11 astronauts returned to Earth on July 24, 1969, and were recovered by the USS Hornet after splashing down in the Pacific Ocean.

Miss one of our earlier posts from Apollo 11’s 45th anniversary? See the rest of our #Apollo45 series!


“Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, stands beside the Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP).  The Laser Ranging Retro Reflector (LRRR), U.S. Flag, television camera and the Apollo Lunar Surface Close-up Camera (ALSCC) and LM are visible also. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission.” 
National Archives Local Identifier: 255-AMP-as11-40-5948

“Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin, Lunar Module (LM) pilot, stands beside the Passive Seismic Experiments Package (PSEP).  The Laser Ranging Retro Reflector (LRRR), U.S. Flag, television camera and the Apollo Lunar Surface Close-up Camera (ALSCC) and LM are visible also. Image taken at Tranquility Base during the Apollo 11 Mission.” 

National Archives Local Identifier: 255-AMP-as11-40-5948

todaysdocument:

Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make the first moonwalk, on July 20, 1969.

In these clips they can been seen planting the U.S. Flag on the lunar surface and experimenting with various types of movement in the Moon’s lower gravity, including loping strides and kangaroo hops.

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

From the series: Headquarters’ Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981. Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006

via Media Matters » Stepping Stones to the Moon

girliemagazine:

60’s topless dance party

aw man I missed out on the 60s I got stuck with the stupid 80s…