On January 27, 1967, a fire broke out in the command module during a pre-flight test at Cape Kennedy. All three astronauts aboard perished.
From June 1966 through January 1968, NASA sent seven robotic spacecraft to the surface of the Moon as part of Surveyor Program. It sent back color photos.
In winter of 1951, LIFE Magazine sent the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt to Britain to take photos of the eminent men here. Eisenstaedt spent 10 days in Britain, making house calls to 18 great men of the day.
Intending to bring Christianity to the remote Auca tribe, five missionaries set out into the jungles in Ecuador. Their mission came to a violent end.