Everyone has spent time looking up at the stars on a dark night and wondered what else is out there, what secrets are yet to be reveiled. We as a species are finally at a point where we have the capability to start exploring and answer some of the questions that we have asked ourselves.
Granada Gallery is proud to unveil a collection of genuine photographs showcasing the history of humanity as a spacefaring civilization. The actual images, at full resolution and quality, live up to the magnitude of their role in the lunar surface-mapping program, the major first step in orchestrating the moon landing.
The picture above is a photo of the Earth from the Thermosphere taken by a camera attached to a V2 rocket in 1946. One of the earliest photographs taken of earth from the Thermosphere. Wernher von Braun, a German American aerospace engineer (often called the father of rocket science) moved to the United States after WW2 and used the V2 rockets he invented to further global understanding of space travel. Silver gelatin print on matte fibre paper, printed by September 2, 1953
Below you can find a collection of original pictures and a corresponding text in the "All you need to know" section.