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Why You'll Never Find a Camera That's Been to the Moon on eBay

6 days ago   |   By Peta Pixel

NASA's Apollo Program was an audacious mission to send astronauts to the moon - a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy's in a bold speech in 1961 that was an ongoing part of the Cold War.
NASA's use of photography aboard spacecraft originated during the Mercury Program when John Glenn carried two cameras during his Mercury-Atlas 6 program: 1) a Leica 1g for ultraviolet spectroscopic photos, and 2) a modified Ansco Autoset (which was a rebadged Minolta Hi-Matic by the Ansco Company) which took the first human-shot, color still photos.
Astronaut Wally Schirra had been using a...
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