Monday, 5 October 2015

I Missed This A Couple Of Days Ago,

8,400 high-resolution images of the moon and missions,

astronauts took during NASA’s Apollo Missions of the 1960s have been published, the collection includes every photo the astronauts took on the lunar surface with their chest-mounted Hasselblad cameras along with numerous other Hasselblad photos shot from Earth and lunar orbit, as well as during the journey between the two,

"Around 2004, Johnson Space Center began re-scanning the original Apollo Hasseelblad camera film magazines, and Eric Jones and I began obtaining TIFF (uncompressed, high-resolution) versions of these new scans on DVD," said Kipp Teague, the man behind Project Apollo Archive, "These images were processed for inclusion on our websites, including adjusting color and brightness levels, and reducing the images in size to about 1000 dpi (dots per inch) for the high-resolution versions."

 unlike many of the images from the Apollo missions released to the public till now these were not handpicked to show only the best shots, 

because of this, you will find many washed out and blurry photos sitting alongside stunning lunar vistas and iconic moonwalking photos, these are just a few of the 8,400 images if you have time take a look at a few more, they are literally out of this world!

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