The Apollo Missions

  • Apollo XVI Moon Landing

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    Apollo XVI Moon Landing
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    lunar; moon; The Moon; April; 1972; landings; America; Americans; USA; US; Charles Duke; Charles; M; Duke; NASA; buggy; moonbuggy; rock; footprints; science; landscape; space; exploration; Apollo; missions; Descartes, landing , site, EVA, Apollo, 16,...
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    EARTH The Moon -- 22 Apr 1972 -- Apollo 16 astronaut Charles M Duke Jnr, pilot of the Lunar Module Orion, stands near the Rover, Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) at Station no. 4, near Stone Mountain, during the second Apollo 16 extravehicular activity...
  • Dr Wernher Von Braun & astronaut

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    Dr Wernher Von Braun & astronaut
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    history; apollo; missions; seven; nasa; america; americans; united; states; usa, Walter M Schirra, Walter Schirra, Wernher Von Braun, Apollo 7, USA, Florida, Apollo VII,
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    USA Florida -- 10 Oct 1968 -- Apollo 7 Commander Walter M Schirra, Jr., left, greets Dr Wernher Von Braun, Director, Marshall Space Flight Center and Dr Kurt Debus, Right, KSC Director, during a prelaunch mission briefing held at the Florida Spaceport...
  • Apollo 11 astronaut

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    Apollo 11 astronaut
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    11; 1960s; 1969; 20th; Aldrin; American; Americans; Apollo 11; Cold War; Ed; Edwin; NASA; apollo; astronaut; astronauts; buzz; c20th; carrying; century; eleven; equipment; exploration; gravity; historical; history; landing; landings; low; lunar;...
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    EARTH The Moon -- 1969 -- Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin, Lunar Module LM pilot, carries the Passive Seismic Experiments Package PSEP left and the Laser Ranging Retroreflector LRRR right, to the deployment area. These two experiments make up the Early Apollo...
  • Apollo 17 astronauts on the Moon

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    Apollo 17 astronauts on the Moon
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    ; Eugene Cernan ; Moon ; Apollo ; missions ; 1970s ; 1972 ; commander ; astronaut ; astronauts ; achievement ; achievements ; American ; Americans ; Apollo 17 ; XVII ; Apollo XVII ; December ; history ; c20th ; 20th ; century ; Cold War ; flag ; flags ;...
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    EARTH The Moon -- 12 Dec 1972 -- Apollo 17 commander Eugene A Cernan is holding the lower corner of the American flag during the mission's first EVA during the last mission to the Moon by the Apollo program -- Picture by Harrison Schmitt/Atlas...
  • Apollo 4 launch

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    Apollo 4 launch
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    Apollo; Apollo Program; NASA; Saturn V; rocket; rockets; history; 9th; November; 1967; AS-501; Kennedy Space Center; Kennedy Space Centre; Cold War; 1960s; exploration; space; of; 20th; c20th; Space Race; mission; missions; technology; launch; launch...
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    USA Kennedy Space Center -- 09 Nov 1967 -- NASA's Apollo 4 ( also known as AS-501 ) Saturn V rocket was the first operational Saturn rocket rolled to the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center Florida USA. The mission was a success and proved the...
  • Apollo XI Saturn V Liftoff

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    Apollo XI Saturn V Liftoff
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    ; America, war, USA, travel, thrusters, thrust, ; space, Apollo, XI, 11, eleven, moon, missions, history, cold war, Saturn v, rocket, rockets, NASA, Florida, 1969, 1960s, 1970s, c20th, century, 20th, American, Americans, exploration, manned, spaceflight,
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    USA Kennedy Space Centre -- 9:32 AM (EDT) 16 Jul 1969 -- The huge, 363ft tall Apollo 11 (Spacecraft 107/Lunar Module 5/Saturn 506) space vehicle (or Saturn V rocket, as it is also known) is launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center in...
  • phpimmg2207

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    phpimmg2207
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    ; 1960s, war, USA, us, united, technology, states, Richard nixon, president, presidents, united states, of, america, politics, republican, republicans, c20th, history, people, astronauts, apollo, 11, xi, neil armstrong, crew, nasa, buzz aldrin, edwin...
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    PACIFIC OCEAN Aboard the USS Hornet -- 24 Jul 1969 -- United States President Richard M Nixon was in the central Pacific recovery area to welcome the Apollo 11 astronauts aboard the USS Hornet, the prime recovery ship for the historic Apollo 11 lunar...
  • Apollo XI Moon Landing 1969

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    Apollo XI Moon Landing 1969
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    ; 1960s, watching, war, space, reportage, race, ; space, apollo, xi, 11, 12, xii, astronauts, watching, moon, landings, cold war, nasa, houston, 1969, 20th, century, c20th, mission control, texas, USA, us, america, Americas, history,
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    USA Houston -- 20 Jul 1969 -- Four members of the prime and backup crews for Apollo 12 monitor activity the first moon landing mission - Apollo 11 - from consoles in the Mission Control Center in Houston. Left to right are astronauts Charles Conrad Jr,...
  • Apollo 11 Liftoff 1969

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    Apollo 11 Liftoff 1969
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    ; 1960s ; 1970s ; Apollo 11 ; cold ; historical ; history ; launch ; lunar ; moon ; program ; rocket ; rockets ; space ; technology ; war, race, nasa, apollo, 11, xi, mission, landing, saturn v, rocket, rockets, cold war, July, 1969, 20th, c20th,...
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    USA Florida -- 16 Jul 1969 -- The Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida via the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) developed Saturn V launch vehicle on July 16, 1969 and safely returned to...
  • Apollo 11 Astronaut Footprint on Moon

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    Apollo 11 Astronaut Footprint on Moon
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    ; 11, war, USA, travel, tranquility, system, ; footprint ; science ; space
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    EARTH, THE MOON, Sea of Tranquility -- 20 Jul 1969 -- A close-up view of an astronaut's bootprint in the lunar soil, photographed with a 70mm lunar surface camera during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA) on the Moon. While astronauts Neil...
  • Apollo XI Liftoff 1969

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    Apollo XI Liftoff 1969
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    ; 1960s ; 1970s ; Apollo 11 ; cold ; historical ; history ; launch ; lunar ; moon ; program ; rocket ; rockets ; space ; technology ; war, mission, liftoff, spaceflight, manned, missions, nasa, saturn v, lunar, cold war, 1969, 20th, c20th, century,
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    USA Florida -- 16 Jul 1969 -- The Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida via the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) developed Saturn V launch vehicle on July 16, 1969 and safely returned to...
  • First Men on the Moon 1969

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    First Men on the Moon 1969
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    ; 11 ; Aldrin ; American ; Americans ; Armstrong ; Edwin ; NASA ; Neil ; USA ; apollo ; astronaut ; astronauts ; buzz ; capsule ; celebrity ; cold ; earth ; eleven ; famous ; far ; first ; happy ; historic ; history ; lander ; life ; lunar ; male ; man...
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    EARTH, THE MOON, Sea of Tranquility -- 20 Jul 1969 -- Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin Jr, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) 'Eagle' during the Apollo 11 exravehicular activity (EVA). While...
  • LRV01205

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    LRV01205
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    ; 1960s ; 1970s ; Apollo 11 ; cold ; historical ; history ; launch ; lunar ; moon ; program ; rocket ; rockets ; space ; technology ; war, NASA, lift off, liftoff, blastoff, blast off, 1969, USA, Florida, Apollo, Apollo XI, historic, mission, Saturn V,...
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    USA Florida -- 16 Jul 1969 -- The Apollo 11 mission, the first manned lunar mission, launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida via the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) developed Saturn V launch vehicle on July 16, 1969 and safely returned to...
  • Apollo 11 Buzz Aldrin on the Moon

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    Apollo 11 Buzz Aldrin on the Moon
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    ; 11 ; Aldrin ; American ; Americans ; Armstrong ; Edwin ; NASA ; Neil ; USA ; apollo ; astronaut ; astronauts ; buzz ; capsule ; celebrity ; cold ; earth ; eleven ; famous ; far ; first ; happy ; historic ; history ; lander ; life ; lunar ; male ; man...
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    EARTH, THE MOON, Sea of Tranquility -- 20 Jul 1969 -- Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin, Jr, lunar module pilot of the first lunar landing mission, poses for a photograph beside the deployed United States flag during an Apollo 11 Extravehicular Activity (EVA) on...
  • Buzz Aldrin

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    Buzz Aldrin
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    ; Edwin E Aldrin ; Edwin Aldrin ; Buzz Aldrin ; Jnr ; Gemini ; Apollo ; Apollo 11 ; Apollo XI ; Moon ; landings ; missions ; USAF ; US Air Force ; pilot ; pilots ; people ; famous ; portrait ; portraits ; in ; spacesuit ; formal
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    USA Cape Canaveral -- Jul 1969 -- NASA portrait of Astronaut Edwin E Aldrin Jnr in his Apollo spacesuit. Buzz Aldrin - as prefers to be known - after a distinguished career on Project Gemini went on to land on the Moon with Neil Armstrong -- Picture by...
  • Apollo 17 Moonbuggy

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    Apollo 17 Moonbuggy
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    ; Moon ; landing ; landings ; history ; LRV ; Lunar ; Roving ; Vehicle ; Eugene Cernan ; Gene Cernan ; astronaut ; astronauts ; on ; the ; surface ; of ; Apollo 17 ; Apollo ; Apollo XVII ; mission ; missions ; vehicles ; driving ; motor ; motors ;...
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    EARTH The Moon -- 08-12 Dec 1972 -- Apollo 17 mission commander Eugene Cernan drives the lunar roving vehicle during the early part of the first moonwalk at the Taurus-Littrow landing site. The Lunar Module is in the background -- Picture by Harrison...
  • Apollo 12 astronauts on the Moon

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    Apollo 12 astronauts on the Moon
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    ; Apollo ; 12 ; XII ; Moon ; missions ; 1960s ; 1969 ; November ; history ; historical ; Apollo 12 ; Pete Conrad ; Peter Conrad ; astronaut ; walking ; on ; the ; man ; NASA ; space ; exploration ; Surveyor 3 ; Ocean of Storms ; region ; lunar ; module...
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    EARTH The Moon -- 20 Nov 1969 -- Apollo 12 astronaut Alan Bean holds a special environmental sample container filled with lunar soil collected during his sojourn on the lunar surface. A Hasselblad camera is mounted on the chest of his spacesuit. Pete...
  • EARTH The Moon -- Jul 1969 -- US astronaut Edwin...

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    EARTH The Moon -- Jul 1969 -- US astronaut Edwin...
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    ; Apollo ; moon ; missions ; 11 ; XI ; the moon ; surface ; science ; experiment ; Edwin ; Buzz ; Aldrin ; flag ; spacesuit ; exploration ; space ; NASA ; American ; Americans ; America ; USA ; U.S. ; U.S.A. ; US ; experiments ; seismic ; history ; 1969...
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    EARTH The Moon -- Jul 1969 -- US astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin on the surface of the moon in the Taurus-Littrow landing area of the historic Apollo 11 moon landing - the first time men set foot on the moon. Here Aldrin is assembling a seismic...
  • Buzz Aldrin

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    Buzz Aldrin
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    ; Colonel ; Col ; Edwin Aldrin ; Edwin E Aldrin ; Buzz Aldrin ; portrait ; portraits ; air force ; USAF ; US ; USA ; US Air Force ; officer ; officers ; great ; Americans ; American ; Apollo ; Moon ; missions ; Apollo XI ; Apollo 11 ; astronaut ;...
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    USA -- circa 1985 -- Col. Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, Jr. Aldrin was lunar module pilot for Apollo XI, July 16-24, 1969--the first manned lunar landing mission. He followed Neil Armstrong onto the lunar surface on July 20, 1969 -- Picture by Atlas...
  • Apollo 12 astronauts on the Moon

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    Apollo 12 astronauts on the Moon
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    ; Apollo ; 12 ; XII ; Moon ; missions ; 1960s ; 1969 ; November ; history ; historical ; Apollo 12 ; Pete Conrad ; Peter Conrad ; astronaut ; walking ; on ; the ; man ; NASA ; space ; exploration ; Surveyor 3 ; Ocean of Storms ; region ; lunar ; module...
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    EARTH The Moon -- Nov 1969 -- In history's first attempt at precisely landing humans on another celestial world, the Apollo 12 lunar module, on the rim of a crater in the background, landed a scant 538 feet from the Surveyor 3. Apollo 12 commander...
  • X-15

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    X-15
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    ; X15 ; X-15 ; jet ; jets ; NASA ; 1959 ; 1950s ; 1960s ; Cold War ; Space Race ; history ; fast ; rocket ; rockets ; manned ; spaceflight ; exploration ; aviation ; amazing ; planes ; aeroplanes ; high ; altitude ; space ; Neil Armstrong ; experiment ;...
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    USA -- circa 1960 -- The X-15 #2 (56-6671) launches away from the B-52 mothership with its rocket engine ignited. North American X-15 after launch, with F-104 Starfighter. This experimental jet was to help pave the way for NASA's manned spaceflight...
  • Apollo 7 Walter Schirra

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    Apollo 7 Walter Schirra
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    ; Walter Schirra ; Apollo ; Apollo VII ; Apollo 7 ; orbital ; mission ; Space Race ; space ; science ; Space Race ; spaceflight ; NASA ; astronaut ; astronauts ; in flight ; in orbit ; 1968 ; 1960s ; 20th ; c20th ; century ; history ; American ;...
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    EARTH -- 19 Oct 1968 -- Apollo 7 commander Walter Schirra looks out the rendezvous window in front of the commander's station on the 9th day of the Apollo 7 Earth orbital mission -- Picture by Atlas Photo Archive/NASA
  • X-15

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    X-15
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    ; X15 ; X-15 ; jet ; jets ; NASA ; 1959 ; 1950s ; Cold War ; Space Race ; history ; fast ; rocket ; rockets ; manned ; spaceflight ; exploration ; aviation ; amazing ; planes ; aeroplanes ; high ; altitude ; space ; Neil Armstrong ; experiment ; science...
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    USA -- 1960 -- NASA pilot Neil Armstrong is seen here in the cockpit of the X-15 ship #1 (56-6670) after a research flight. This experimental jet was to help pave the way for NASA's manned spaceflight missions -- Picture by Atlas Photo Archive/NASA
  • LRS03111

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    LRS03111
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    ; Americans ; NASA ; USA ; America ; Apollo ; history ; missions ; seven ; states ; united
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    USA Florida -- 10 Oct 1968 -- Apollo 7 Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr., left, greets Dr. Wernher Von Braun, Director, Marshall Space Flight Center and Dr. Kurt Debus, Right, KSC Director, during a prelaunch mission briefing held at the Florida...
  • Eugene Cernan

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    Eugene Cernan
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    ; Eugene ; cernan ; captain ; astronaut ; astronauts ; last ; man ; on ; the ; moon ; portrait ; portraits ; celebrity ; famous ; celebrities ; pilot ; pilots ; us navy ; with ; lunar ; apollo ; xvii ; 17 ; missions ; mission ; manned ; spaceflight ;...
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    EARTH THE MOON -- 12 Dec 1972 -- Eugene Andrew Cernan in Apollo Lunar Module, is photographed inside the lunar module on the lunar surface following the third (EVA-3) of his mission. Cernan, a Captain in the U.S. Navy, left his mark on the history of...
  • Eugene Cernan

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    Eugene Cernan
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    ; eugene ; cernan ; captain ; astronaut ; astronauts ; last ; man ; on ; the ; moon ; portrait ; portraits ; celebrity ; famous ; celebrities ; pilot ; pilots ; us navy ; with ; lunar ; apollo ; xvii ; 17 ; missions ; mission ; manned ; spaceflight ;...
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    USA -- c. 1972 -- Eugene Cernan, a Captain in the U.S. Navy, left his mark on the history of exploration by flying three times in space, twice to the moon. He also holds the distinction of being the second American to walk in space and the last human to...
  • Eugene Cernan

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    Eugene Cernan
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    ; Eugene ; cernan ; captain ; astronaut ; astronauts ; last ; man ; on ; the ; moon ; portrait ; portraits ; celebrity ; famous ; celebrities ; pilot ; pilots ; us navy ; with ; lunar ; apollo ; xvii ; 17 ; missions ; mission ; manned ; spaceflight ;...
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    EARTH THE MOON -- 13 Dec 1972 -- View of Station Lunar Module,Commander Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan beside the US flag and Lunar Roving Vehicle taken during the third Extravehicular Activity EVA 3 of the Apollo 17 mission. Eugene Cernan, a Captain in the...