From the Earth to the Moon: Vintage NASA Photographs | 26 February 2015

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“Rocket Men: Wernher von Braun, inventor of the V-2 rocket, Herbert Axter

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Louis Weintraub, US Army

“Rocket Men: Wernher von Braun, inventor of the V-2 rocket, Herbert Axter, scientist at Peenemunde

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Clyde Holliday, - The first photograph from space, 24 october 1946

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Clyde Holliday,

The first photograph from space, 24 october 1946

Vintage gelatin silver print, 16 x 20.2cm, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory stamp and caption for...

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Clyde Holliday - The first photograph of the curvature of the Earth, July 1948

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Clyde Holliday

The first photograph of the curvature of the Earth, July 1948

Vintage gelatin silver print, 19.2 x 24.7cm, US Navy caption printed in purple on verso

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The largest area of Earth hitherto photographed at one time,

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The largest area of Earth hitherto photographed at one time,

from Nebraska to the Pacific, October 1954 Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.3 x 25

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Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, announces the Soviet-US space race, October 1957

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Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, announces the Soviet-US space race, October 1957

Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), caption in Russian on verso.

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The launch of Explorer 1, America's first artificial satellite, 31 January 1958

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The launch of Explorer 1, America's first artificial satellite, 31 January 1958

Vintage chromogenic print on Ansco paper, 20.3 x 25.4cm , “Ansco safety film” stamp in margin

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Wernher von Braun’s science team celebrates the success of Explorer1

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Wernher von Braun’s science team celebrates the success of Explorer1

and the discovery of the Van Allen Radiation Belt, February 1958 A group of one vintage gelatin silver print, 18

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US Army - Early flight tests of missiles:

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US Army

Early flight tests of missiles:

Launch sequence of a Minuteman Missile in 1962 and THOR missiles on the pad at sunset and during night launch at...

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Tiros 1 transmits the first TV pictures from Space, May 1960

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Tiros 1 transmits the first TV pictures from Space, May 1960

Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.3 x 25.4cm , NASA HQ caption on verso

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Bill Taub - The original Mercury Seven astronauts, 1959

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Bill Taub

The original Mercury Seven astronauts, 1959

Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.3 x 25.4cm , NASA HQ caption on verso, numbered NASA B-59-43 in black in top margin

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Portraits of Alan Shepard

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Portraits of Alan Shepard

in his Mercury spacesuit and aboard Freedom 7 during America’s first human spaceflight, Mercury-Redstone 3

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The Earth from space

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The Earth from space

photographed by automatic cameras during the unmanned flights of Mercury-Redstone 2 and Mercury-Atlas 4

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Bill Taub - John Glenn climbs into the Friendship 7 capsule, 23 January 1962

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Bill Taub

John Glenn climbs into the Friendship 7 capsule, 23 January 1962

Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.3 x 25.4cm (8 x 10in), NASA caption on verso, numbered 62-MA6-50

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John Glenn inside the Friendship 7 capsule,

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John Glenn inside the Friendship 7 capsule,

Mercury Atlas 6, 20 February 1962 Vintage gelatin silver print, 18

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John Glenn - The first photograph from space taken by man, Mercury-Atlas 6, 20 February 1962

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John Glenn

The first photograph from space taken by man, Mercury-Atlas 6, 20 February 1962

Vintage chromogenic print on fibre-based Kodak paper, 20.3 x 25

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President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson visit Dr. Wernher von Braun

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President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson visit Dr. Wernher von Braun

at Marshall Space Flight Center and decide to go to the Moon, 11 September 1962 Vintage chromogenic print on...

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Gordon Cooper - Earth from space, Mercury 9, May 1963

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Gordon Cooper

Earth from space, Mercury 9, May 1963

Vintage chromogenic print on fibre-based Kodak paper, 20.3 x 25

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Views of Earth and Space from the unmanned Gemini 2 spacecraft during re-entry into the atmosphere

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Views of Earth and Space from the unmanned Gemini 2 spacecraft during re-entry into the atmosphere

and presentation of the Gemini spacecraft, February 1965, Vintage chromogenic print on fibre-based Kodak paper

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Portrait of the first two-man crew of the programme, and

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Portrait of the first two-man crew of the programme, and

Command pilot Virgil Grissom inside the spacecraft prior to launch, Gemini 3

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The Earth illuminated by the Sun during the first orbit, Gemini 3, March 1965

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The Earth illuminated by the Sun during the first orbit, Gemini 3, March 1965

Vintage chromogenic print on fibre-based Kodak paper, 20.3 x 25

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