Apollo Command and Service Module docking with Lunar Module, 1968.
© National Aeronautics & Space Administration / Science & Society
Artist's impresion of the modules about to dock in Earth orbit, 1968. It is one of a series of drawings isued by NASA before the first Moon landing to give an impresion of an Apollo lunar landing mision. This manoeuvre was first succesfully carried out in Earth orbit on the Apollo 9 mision in March 1969.