PAO Photos

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Paul Haney admiring the "Are You a Turtle" card from the Apollo 7 live television broadcast. Photo Credit: David Meerman Scott

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Jack King in the Firing Room at Cape Kennedy's Launch Control Center during the countdown for Apollo 12. Photo Credit: NASA

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Jack King briefs the news media on May 2, 1961 regarding the postponement of Alan Shepard's flight due to poor weather conditions. Three days later, Shepard made history as the first American in space. Photo Credit: NASA

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Captain John E. McLeaish Public Information Director

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McLeaish Retired from NASA in 1984. Photo Credit: Houston Chronicle

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While in quarantine with the astronauts following the Apollo 11 mission, John McLeaish advised Neil Armstrong on how to handle the media regarding the "one small step for A man" issue. Armstrong signed the EVA page of McLeaish's Flight Plan with the famous words. McLeaish treasured it the rest of his life. Photo Credit: Bonhams

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Jack Riley (lower right) in the Press Room during the Apollo 13 crisis with Newsweek's Henry Simmons (above). Flight Director Gerry Griffin is in the MOCR, visible on the left through the window. Photo Credit: NASA

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Terry White at his console in the Mission Control Operations Room during a Gemini-Titan 4 simulation. Photo credit: NASA

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White receiving a One Year Service Pin at the Manned Spacecraft Center. Photo Credit: NASA

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Several PAOs pictured at the post-quarantine Apollo 11 Splashdown Party.  From left to right: John McLeaish, Doug Ward (peeking over McLeaish), Paul Haney, Jack Riley, and Milt Reim. Ward and Neil Armstrong had the same Christian Dior tie, so Doug wore it while doing commentary of  the Apollo 11 landing, and also at the Splashdown Party.  He wore it 50 years later at the 50th Anniversary celebration in Mission Control. Photo Credit: Sy Liebergot

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Paul Haney monitring events during the Gemini VII flight. Photo Credit: NASA

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Inside the Mission Operations Control Room during recovery operations for the Gemini IV mission, from left to right, Bob Hart, Paul Haney, Al Alibrando, with Jack Riley standing in the back. Photo Credit: NASA

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PAO console at the completion of the Apollo 11 mission. Doug Ward stands at left beside Jack Riley. Jack King is in the white shirt right of center beside the window frame. Julian Scheer is in front of him in the dark jacket. Brian Duff is partially hidden behind Scheer. Photo Credit: NASA