48 Years of Moon Photos

By Jason Fitzpatrick on August 3rd, 2012

Over the last 48 years we’ve gone from grainy photos to razor sharp snaps of the lunar surface. Check out this slideshow to see the increase in quality over the years.

Over at Mashable they’ve rounded up 13 photos that range from early 1960s “Yup, that’s the moon alright” quality to 2010-era “Hey, you can see the gear we left behind” sharpness.

48 Years of Inspiring Moon Photography [Mashable]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 08/3/12
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