Recaptured Moonbeams

Moon's Copernicus Crater -- Lunar Orbiter Photo 1966

Moon's Copernicus Crater -- Lunar Orbiter Photo 1966

To date, they have recovered only two of more than 2,000 priceless images from the Lunar Orbiter program of the mid-60s. But the story reported by the Los Angeles Times in NASA’s Early Lunar Images, In a New Light is a triumph for all humankind. It is also a critical warning of the plague that will increasingly vex our data-rich but evanescent culture – the loss of a heritage which is beyond valuation.

Earthrise -- Lunar Orbiter Photo 1966

Earthrise -- Lunar Orbiter Photo 1966

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  1. Great resource. Thanks


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