11 07, 2019

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 9

2019-07-20T06:18:39+00:00Categories: Apollo, Apollo 11, Image Collections|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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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 37/R contains 123 color images, NASA #s AS11-37-5433 to AS11-37-5555.  This Magazine contains images taken from the Lunar Module.

The first set of photographs, taken from the Lunar Module, are of the LM with an Earthrise over the lunar horizon.

The next series of images are of the Command Module over the lunar surface as the LM pulls away before its descent to the surface.

The remaining images were […]

10 07, 2019

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th – 10

2019-07-20T06:17:43+00:00Categories: Apollo, Apollo 11, Image Collections|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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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 36/N contains 142 color images, NASA Image #s AS11-36-5291 to AS11-36-5432.  This magazine primarily consists of photographs of the translunar voyage to the moon with images of the Earth, spacecraft interior, and crew shots. The final group of images are of the lunar surface from orbit.

The very first image taken during the mission is of Apollo 11 Commander, Neil Armstrong, who would take the first steps on the moon just a few days later, followed by a nice image of Command Module Pilot, Michael Collins.

12 10, 2018

APOLLO 7 IN PICTURES AND WORDS

2020-04-18T23:01:47+00:00Categories: Apollo, Apollo 7, Apollospace Presents, Astronauts, Films|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

October 11, 1968: Liftoff of Apollo 7.  The Apollo era begins, and within nine short months and four additional missions, America landed men on the Moon and a human being set foot there.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo era, beginning with the launch of Apollo 7 in October, 1968, Apollospace presents, “Reflections: Apollo 7 in Pictures and Words,” featuring our best Apollo 7 photography described by the sole remaining crewman from that mission: Apollo 7 astronaut Walt Cunningham.  In this 23 minute film, Walt reflects on his NASA career, some of his favorite Apollo images, and the future of spaceflight.  The interview with Walt was shot in 4K on August 30, 2018, and the dozens of Apollo era images featured in the film are higher resolution than that – select the 4K option in the settings.  Please enjoy Walt’s reflections […]

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