Monday, August 19, 2013

"Abandoned McDonald's" key to Lunar Orbiter legacy

August 15 (Bloomberg) -- In an installment of "Secret Valley" Bloomberg Businessweek's Ashlee Vance visits NASA's Ames Research Center (ARC) where a "forgotten McDonald's," nicknamed "McMoon's," serves as headquarters for the Lunar Orbiter Image Restoration Project (LOIRP), a donation-driven labor of love designed  to digitize and rescue the fifty year old photographic record of the Lunar Orbiter project (1966-1967) [Bloomberg].
View the Video (2:50) HERE. (HT: Keith Cowing)

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