Hundreds of pictures from NASA's Apollo missions make it to Flickr

Thousands of images from NASA's Apollo missions make it to Flickr

Over the previous few months, NASA’s been displaying us a ton of beautiful photographs of Pluto. And in the event you thought that was fascinating, wait till you see what else has made it onto the online. On Friday, Challenge Apollo Archive took to Flickr to publish greater than eight,four hundred excessive-decision pictures from NASA’s missions to the Moon. The picture repository compiles pictures taken by Apollo astronauts throughout their journeys, such because the emblematic Apollo eleven and the ultimate Moon mission, Apollo 17. “Round 2004, Johnson Area Middle started re-scanning the unique Apollo Hasseelblad digital camera movie magazines, and Eric Jones and I started acquiring TIFF (uncompressed, excessive-decision) variations of those new scans on DVD,” Kipp Teague, who heads up the challenge, stated to The Planetary Society. “These photographs have been processed for inclusion on our web sites, together with adjusting colour and brightness ranges, and decreasing the pictures in measurement to about 1,000 dpi (dots per inch) for the excessive-decision variations.”

Not surprisingly, they’re breath-taking. Better of all, you’ll be able to obtain most of them, in case you are in want of a brand new wallpaper in your homescreen.

[Picture credit: Undertaking Apollo Archive]

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