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Actual NASA Curiosity rover descent to Mars! (from MARDI descent imager) Video

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Apollo-Soyuz signed document, known as the Space Magna Carta; the first official official government document signed in space. In English and Russian dated July 17, 1975. FIRST INTERNATIONAL SPACE DOCKING CERTIFICATE This is to certify that at 12 hours 09 minutes Washington time and 19 hours 09 minutes Moscow time, on July 17 1975, flight crews of the United States of America and the Soviet Socialist Republic successfully docked their Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft in Earth orbit. They share the hope that this first international manned space flight will stand in the light of history as a significant advance in the ability of their nations to work together in ways that advance the interests of people everywhere.
This official government document was signed by the two entire crews,  including Thomas P. Stafford, D. K. Slayton, Vance Brand, Alexey Leonov,  and Valerie Kubasov. This document was the start of the cooperation in space between the U.S. and Russian programs, and the beginning of the end of the Cold War and the  eventual demise of the old Soviet Union.

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Apollo-Soyuz signed document, known as the Space Magna Carta; the first official official government document signed in space. In English and Russian dated July 17, 1975.

FIRST INTERNATIONAL SPACE DOCKING CERTIFICATE This is to certify that at 12 hours 09 minutes Washington time and 19 hours 09 minutes Moscow time, on July 17 1975, flight crews of the United States of America and the Soviet Socialist Republic successfully docked their Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft in Earth orbit. They share the hope that this first international manned space flight will stand in the light of history as a significant advance in the ability of their nations to work together in ways that advance the interests of people everywhere.

This official government document was signed by the two entire crews, including Thomas P. Stafford, D. K. Slayton, Vance Brand, Alexey Leonov, and Valerie Kubasov. This document was the start of the cooperation in space between the U.S. and Russian programs, and the beginning of the end of the Cold War and the eventual demise of the old Soviet Union.

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Hasselblad manual for NASA, 1984.
A great PDF of Hasselblad’s the guidebook for the NASA Photography Training Program can be had here. The guide focuses on the operation of the 500 EL/M, which was the official NASA camera.
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mindig erdekelt, hogy milyen filmet hasznaltak pl. a holdraszallaskor… mar csak abbol kifolyolag is, hogy pl honnan tudtak, hogy milyen fenyviszonyok lesznek…

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Hasselblad manual for NASA, 1984.

A great PDF of Hasselblad’s the guidebook for the NASA Photography Training Program can be had here. The guide focuses on the operation of the 500 EL/M, which was the official NASA camera.

Via iso50.com

mindig erdekelt, hogy milyen filmet hasznaltak pl. a holdraszallaskor… mar csak abbol kifolyolag is, hogy pl honnan tudtak, hogy milyen fenyviszonyok lesznek…

itt találsz infót

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A technician prepares to unlatch the door built into the guide vanes of the 16-Foot Transonic Wind Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. 05.01.1990The tunnel, one of dozens of research facilities at Langley, was built in 1939 and most recently renovated in 1990. Operating transonically or across the speed of sound, the air in the test section travels from about 150 to 1,000 miles per hour. The tunnel is called the “16-Foot” because its test section is approximately 16 feet in diameter.
Photo: NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)

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A technician prepares to unlatch the door built into the guide vanes of the 16-Foot Transonic Wind Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. 05.01.1990

The tunnel, one of dozens of research facilities at Langley, was built in 1939 and most recently renovated in 1990. Operating transonically or across the speed of sound, the air in the test section travels from about 150 to 1,000 miles per hour. The tunnel is called the “16-Foot” because its test section is approximately 16 feet in diameter.

Photo: NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)

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A technician prepares to unlatch the door built into one of the guide vanes of the 16-Foot Transonic Wind Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia.  03.31.1990The large cone fairing in the photograph helps to reduce disturbances in air flow around corners. In addition, the guide vanes behind the cone, which form an ellipse, cut across each cylindrical tube at a 45 degree angle. Similar sets of vanes at the three other corners of the wind tunnel turn the air uniformly as it rushes through the 1000-foot race-track-like enclosed tube.Photo: NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)

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A technician prepares to unlatch the door built into one of the guide vanes of the 16-Foot Transonic Wind Tunnel at NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia.  03.31.1990

The large cone fairing in the photograph helps to reduce disturbances in air flow around corners. In addition, the guide vanes behind the cone, which form an ellipse, cut across each cylindrical tube at a 45 degree angle. Similar sets of vanes at the three other corners of the wind tunnel turn the air uniformly as it rushes through the 1000-foot race-track-like enclosed tube.

Photo: NASA Langley Research Center (NASA-LaRC)

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Lunar craters and the lunar module Intrepid (Charles Conrad and Alan Bean inside) as seen from the Apollo 12 command module Yankee Clipper, Nov. 19, 1969. Photo: Richard Gordon, command module pilot. Image credit: NASA.

Beano!

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Lunar craters and the lunar module Intrepid (Charles Conrad and Alan Bean inside) as seen from the Apollo 12 command module Yankee Clipper, Nov. 19, 1969. Photo: Richard Gordon, command module pilot. Image credit: NASA.

Beano!

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Apollo 7 launch from Cape Canaveral. Oct 11, 1968.
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The Saturn 5 rocket. The largest booster rocket built by the US… Ever.

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Apollo 7 launch from Cape Canaveral. Oct 11, 1968.

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The Saturn 5 rocket. The largest booster rocket built by the US… Ever.

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The Enterprise “space” shuttle on the launch site at Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida, 1979.
via Florida Photographic Collection

Thats right! check the name! The Enterprise was the first space shuttle built.

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The Enterprise “space” shuttle on the launch site at Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida, 1979.

via Florida Photographic Collection

Thats right! check the name! The Enterprise was the first space shuttle built.