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Large format panoramic photo of the first view of Earth from space, taken in 1966 from the Lunar Orbiter I Kodak camera, frame I-102H2. Fiber based half-glossy photo measures 19.5'' x 7.375'', a stunning image of both the lunar surface and the perfectly round Earth rising on the horizon. Photo is mounted to board, with vintage slip of paper taped to verso reading, ''Historic First Photo of Earth from Deep Space -- taken by Kodak photo system in the NASA-Boeing Lunar Orbiter I, 12:35 P.M. EST, Aug. 23, 1966. Distance from Earth was 232,000 mi. The Orbiter was moving away from Earth at speed of about 3000 miles per hour and was about 750 miles above the back side of the moon. The 24-inch telephoto lens with a fixed focus of f/5.6, took the high resolution picture at a shutter speed 1/100th of a second.'' Some curling to ends, and edgewear. Very good condition.
NASA Large Format Panoramic Photo from 1966 Showing the First View of Earth from SpaceNASA Large Format Panoramic Photo from 1966 Showing the First View of Earth from Space
NASA Large Format Panoramic Photo from 1966 Showing the First View of Earth from Space
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