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Earthrise
When Apollo 8 launched from Kennedy Space Center on 21 December 1968, the three astronauts on board - Frank Borman, William Anders and James Lovell – had zero interest in photographing the Earth from space. Borman, in particular, wasn’t happy about h
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Space And The Digital Camera
The Apollo11 landing would not have been possible without a completed and detailed survey of the surface of the moon. This was achieved using series of surveying satellites with a camera system that had two lenses arranged in co-axial system so that
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Then And Now
Opened at the start of July at the Royal Photographic Society’s (RPS’s) gleaming new Bristol headquarters, its major new exhibition ‘Space Steps: The Moon and Beyond’ explores the journey of Apollo 11. It is illustrated by some of the most iconic pho