Darkish facet of the moon: Authentic NASA photographs from Apollo missions pass up for public sale in Denmark

The darkish facet of the Moon, the primary “Earthrise” or the footprints of Buzz Aldrin: greater than 70 unique NASA images, the primary of which have been taken at the Moon in July 1969, are the topic of a unprecedented public sale on Wednesday in Copenhagen.

On the time of writing, the primary Earthrise image taken from Apollo 8 bought for simply over €9,000.

“One in every of my favourite footage from this implausible assortment is a photograph of Buzz Aldrin taken by means of Neil Armstrong the place you’ll be able to see Armstrong mirrored within the visor,” Kasper Nielsen, an public sale area professional, informed AFP.

The 74 footage are from a number of Apollo missions performed by means of NASA, the American area company, round and basically at the Moon within the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies, together with 26 taken from the Earth satellite tv for pc.

“After all, the spotlight is the Apollo 11 undertaking attaining the Moon for the primary time,” on July 20, 1969, stated Nielsen, who led the review of the images by means of Denmark’s greatest public sale area.

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