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Illustration anticipating Neil Armstrong's Moon landing, 1969. Artist: Unknown
The launch of Skylab 2, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, 1973.Artist: NASA
Astronaut David Scott (b1932) on the slope of Hadley Delta during Apollo 15, 1971.Artist: NASA
Astronaut James Irwin (1930-1991) gives a salute on the Moon, 1971.Artist: NASA
Edwin Buzz Aldrin descends the steps of the Lunar Module ladder to walk on the Moon, 1969.Artist: NASA
James Irwin (1930-1991) with the Lunar Roving Vehicle during Apollo 15, 1971.Artist: NASA
The Apollo 15 capsule lands safely despite a parachute failure, Mid-Pacific Ocean, 1971.Artist: NASA
Inside a futuristic space station, c1970s.Artist: NASA
US Astronaut Edward H. White II carrying out external tasks. Artist: Unknown
View of Earth from Apollo 10 orbiting the Moon, 1969. Artist: Unknown
The Mercury Seven astronauts, 1959. Artist: Unknown
A universal message of friendship, 1977. Artist: Unknown
Whole Earth from space, viewed from Apollo 17, December 1972. Artist: Unknown
Launch of Space Shuttle Columbia from Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA, 4 April 1997. Artist: Unknown
Davis Scott waiting for James Irwin during extra-vehicular activity on the Apollo 15 mission, 1971. Artist: Unknown
Charles Duke collecting samples at the Descartes landing site during the Apollo 16 mission, 1972. Artist: John Watts Young
Map showing Tycho Brahe's system of planetary orbits around the Earth, 1660-1661. Artist: Andreas Cellarius
Chart describing the movement of the Planets, 1660-1661.  Artist: Andreas Cellarius
An astronomer, detail from a map of the planets, 1660-1661. Artist: Andreas Cellarius
Twenty-eight-inch reflecting telescope, Greenwich Observatory, London, 1926-1927. Artist: Unknown
Map of Christian contellations, 1660-1661. Artist: Andreas Cellarius
'The Astronomer', 16th century, (1926). Artist: Unknown
Tycho Brahe, Danish astronomer, (c1630). Artist: Joan Blaeu
An orrery designed by the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe, c1630. Artist: Joan Blaeu
'The Astronomer', painting by Jan Vermeer, 1668. Artist: Werner Forman
Statue of Sir Isaac Newton in the chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge, c1850. Artist: Unknown
System of Astronomy, c1790. Artist: Unknown
Isaac Newton, English mathematician, astronomer and physicist, (c1900). Artist: Unknown
Greenwich Observatory, London, 1911-1912.Artist: Reinhold Thiele
Astronomers waiting for an eclipse, India, 1872. Artist: Unknown
Sir John Frederick William Herschel, British astronomer, 1867. Artist: Julia Margaret Cameron
Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle contemplating the plurality of worlds, 1791.  Artist: Jean Baptiste Morret
Guillaume Postel, 16th century French linguist, astronomer and diplomat. Artist: Unknown
'The Astronomer', 1898. Artist: Unknown
Ptolemy, Alexandrian Greek astronomer and geographer, 1508. Artist: Unknown
William Herschel (1738-1822) German-born English astronomer. Artist: Unknown
Copernican (heliocentric/Sun-centred) system of the Universe, 1708. Artist: Unknown
Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope, 1668. Artist: Isaac Newton
Galileo Galilei, Italian astronomer and mathematician, c1630s. Artist: Unknown
Ptolemy, Alexandrian Greek astronomer and geographer, late 15th century. Artist: Pedro Berruguete
Johannes Hevelius, German astronomer, 1647. Artist: Unknown
A gilded crescent moon, mid 18th century. Artist: Unknown
Mechanical orrery, 18th century. Artist: Unknown