Saturday, January 18, 2014

Another original earthrise, recovered

On the left is a newly recovered and enhanced image of the Earth and Moon taken by Lunar Orbiter IV on 19 May 1967. On the right is how the image has looked in NASA's records - until now [LOIRP/].
Keith Cowing
Lunar Orbiter Image Restoration Project

The other day, as we were going through tapes from Lunar Orbiter IV we came across a picture of the Earth and the Moon - one that was not instantly familiar to us.

Read the full description,
and familiarize yourself with
the important work
of the LOIRP,
Lunar Orbiter IV-123-M

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