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The Project Apollo Archive, with assistance from NASA, last week released thousands of images from the agency’s historic Apollo missions. The Project Apollo Archive, with assistance from NASA, last week released thousands of images from the agency’s historic Apollo missions.
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Remember the Apollo missions? 

I wasn't alive during those times. My only frame of reference is "One small step for man..." and Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon and Bill Paxton on Apollo 13. But if you're like me and looking to expand your horizons beyond Neil Armstrong's famous quote and a 1995 movie, then you're in luck! 

The Project Apollo Archive recently uploaded more than 8,000 high-resolution images from various Apollo missions, including 11 and 13. Apollo Archive founder Kipp Teague uploaded the photos, many of them taken by the astronauts themselves. There are moments of awe (walking on the moon) and some more mundane moments (shaving in space), but they are all amazing. 

We've uploaded just over 200 of our favorites and placed them in the slideshow above, so if you finish those and are still thirsty for some Apollo pictures, you can view all 8,400 photos here

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