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Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 2

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For the 10 days leading to the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on another world, Apollospace will feature a different Apollo 11 photo magazine and highlight the most significant, iconic, and enduring images from the Apollo 11 mission and in the history of photography. Apollo 11 Magazine 44/V contains 157 color images, NASA #s AS11-44-6540 to AS11-44-6696. This Magazine contains photographs of the lunar surface, a beautiful color Earthrise, LM separation, the LM rendezvous with the CM, trans-earth insertion, and images of the Earth shortly before splashdown.

Some of the most iconic images from orbit are included in this magazine, including an incredible Earthrise series.

Click here for a short GIF of the color Earthrise series.

There is a very nice series of the LM, Eagle, separating from the CM for its descent to the lunar surface.

And another great series of the Eagle’s ascent and rendezvous.

There are relatively few crater and limb shots in this magazine.

But there is a wonderful series of the receding Moon and approaching Earth as the crew nears the completion of the mission with their safe return.

Enjoy the entire magazine below, individually or in a slide show.  Please note that […]

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 3

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For the 10 days leading to the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on another world, Apollospace will feature a different Apollo 11 photo magazine and highlight the most significant, iconic, and enduring images from the Apollo 11 mission and in the history of photography. Apollo 11 Magazine 43/T contains 191 black & white images, NASA #s AS11-43-6349 to AS11-43-6539. This Magazine consists of photographs of the Moon from the Command Module from a 60 nautical mile orbit. There are a number of pleasant features and craters in this magazine.

Enjoy the entire magazine below, individually or in a slide show.  Please note that the images here are 1200 x 1200 pixel full screen versions of our fully restored photographs.  You can download high-resolution versions (3600 x 3600 pixels at 300dpi) by individual mission or mission magazine or get our ultra-high resolution versions on USBs (up to 5200 x 5200 pixels at 300dpi).

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 4

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For the 10 days leading to the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on another world, Apollospace will feature a different Apollo 11 photo magazine and highlight the most significant, iconic, and enduring images from the Apollo 11 mission and in the history of photography. Apollo 11 Magazine 42/U contains 189 black & white images: NASA #s AS11-42-6160 to AS11-42-6348. This Magazine consists of photographs of the Moon from the Command Module from a lunar equatorial orbit, as well as several photographs of the solar corona.

These are the best of the corona shots.

This Magazine has some great photographs of the moon from interesting perspectives along with some very nice individual craters, features, and limb photos. 

Enjoy the entire magazine below, individually or in a slide show.  Please note that the images here are 1200 x 1200 pixel full screen versions of our fully restored photographs.  You can download high-resolution versions (3600 x 3600 pixels at 300dpi) by individual mission or mission magazine or get our ultra-high resolution versions on USBs (up to 5200 x 5200 pixels at 300dpi).

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 5

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For the 10 days leading to the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on another world, Apollospace will feature a different Apollo 11 photo magazine and highlight the most significant, iconic, and enduring images from the Apollo 11 mission and in the history of photography. Apollo 11 Magazine 41/P contains 189 black & white images: NASA #s AS11-41-5971 to AS11-41-6159. This Magazine consists of photographs of the Moon from the Command Module from a 60 nautical mile orbit. The first series of approximately 80 or so images are of the lunar limb as the Command Modules orbits the Moon and which includes an Earthrise series.

Click here for a short GIF of the series.

There are a number of very detailed images of the surface craters and limbs in this magazine.

Enjoy the entire magazine below, individually or in a slide show.  Please note that the images here are 1200 x 1200 pixel full screen versions of our fully restored photographs.  You can download high-resolution versions (3600 x 3600 pixels at 300dpi) by individual mission or mission magazine or get our ultra-high resolution versions on USBs (up to 5200 x 5200 pixels at 300dpi).

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 8

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For the 10 days leading to the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first steps on another world, Apollospace will feature a different Apollo 11 photo magazine and highlight the most significant, iconic, and enduring images from the Apollo 11 mission and in the history of photography.  Apollo 11 Magazine 38/O contains 181 black & white images: NASA #s AS11-38-5556 to AS11-38-5736. This Magazine consists of images of the lunar far side and several series of images of the Moon and Earth after trans-earth insertion.

The images on this magazine were taken following Neil and Buzz’s first steps on the moon.  The first series of images are of various craters and the limb of the lunar far side.

  

This magazine next contains numerous images of the receding moon following trans-earth insertion (firing the Command Module’s engine to exit lunar orbit and head towards Earth).

As well as images of the increasing large earth as Apollo 11 made its way home, fulfilling Kennedy’s goal of returning the astronauts safely to Earth.

Enjoy the entire magazine below, individually or in a slide show.  Please note that the images here are 1200 x 1200 pixel full screen versions of our fully restored photographs.  You can download high-resolution versions (3600 x 3600 pixels at 300dpi) by individual mission or mission magazine or get our ultra-high resolution versions on USBs (up to 5200 x 5200 pixels at 300dpi).