You’ve seen photos of the moon before, but you haven’t seen these ones. NASA recently uploaded over 9,000 HD images of every manned moon-mission that include shots that range from behind-the-scenes to action to moon rocks. The collection includes every single photo taken on the moon’s surface, along with those from the voyage there and back. These are a small selection, but the entire album can be viewed on Flickr.
Apollo 17: Taking the Lunar Rover for a spin
Apollo 17: Commander Eugene Cernan, left, with lunar module pilot Harrison Schmitt
Apollo 9: Spacewalk
Apollo 17: Getting cleaned up
Apollo 7: In orbiting around Earth
Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin
Apollo 8: Several photos of the moon in Apollo 8’s collection show it in bright vibrant colors, including red and blue.
Apollo 10: Earth rising
Apollo 11: Headed down to be the first human on the moon
Apollo 12: Earth just barely visible
Apollo 13 — This view of the damaged Apollo 13 Service Module was photographed from the command module. It was damaged after an oxygen tank exploded.
Apollo 13: The infamous “mailbox” rig improvised to adapt the Command Module’s square carbon dioxide scrubber cartridges to fit the Lunar Module, which took a round cartridge
Apollo 13: John L. Swigert putting it together
Apollo 14: Moon rocks
Apollo 15: Lunar rover
Apollo 16: A family photo left on the moon
Apollo 16: Experimenting