This week marked the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 15 mission. The 9th crewed Apollo mission was the fourth to land on the Moon and the first to use a lunar roving vehicle (LRV), affectionately known as a 'moon buggy.' Join us as we look back at the historic Apollo 15 mission and the first lunar rover.
Articles tagged "moon"
Jul 26, 2021 at 14:57
Hobbyist astronomer Kai Ly was recently scanning photos taken of Jupiter, in 2003, when he discovered a new moon in the planet's orbit.
Jul 23, 2021 at 19:41
Neil Armstrong captured an iconic image during the Apollo 11 moon landing of Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface. A Reddit user, Michael Ranger, 'unwrapped' the reflection to show us what Aldrin saw through his visor during that historic photograph.
Apr 9, 2021 at 18:24
Photographer Markus Stark has adapted a Leica APO-Telyt-R 400mm F2.8 lens and teleconverters to his Panasonic GH4 to shoot a super-detailed video of the moon.
Feb 4, 2021 at 16:38
Seán Doran has been prolific with his incredible videos of space and astronomical objects. He has denoised, graded, repaired, and retimed archival footage from JAXA's Kaguya orbiter for his latest work.
Dec 4, 2020 at 14:35
The sample-collecting probe filmed the Moon from close up and then captured its own landing, but the best bit is the color stitched panorama that's 15,000 pixels wide.
Nov 12, 2020 at 21:15
Christie's is currently hosting an auction of a massive photo collection. The collection, 'Voyage to Another World: The Victor Martin-Malburet Photograph Collection', includes 700 lots and more than 2,400 separate items.
Sep 14, 2020 at 17:48
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) are jointly developing a 'Super Hi-Vision Camera' for JAXA's Martian Moons eXploration (MMX) mission. The camera will record the first 8K ultra high definition images of Mars and its moons, Phobos and Deimos, taken in proximity.
Aug 14, 2019 at 18:10
The replica is identical to the lunar version, down to the serial number plates, various labels and more.
Jul 18, 2019 at 15:31
The special edition ‘Moon Landing’ kit includes the 907X camera and the CFV II 50C digital back, and gives us a clue about the price of the regular production models.
Jul 3, 2019 at 15:58
See the original September 1969 press release detailing Hasselblad's involvement with the Apollo 11 mission and the cameras used on the surface of the Moon
Feb 6, 2019 at 19:36
China's Longjiang-2 satellite has captured an incredible image of the far side of the Moon with Earth making a cameo in the background.
Jan 18, 2019 at 20:40
Astrophotography fans will be treated to the sight a rare super blood wolf Moon this weekend, and lots of helpful people are offering advice on how best to photograph it.
Jan 3, 2019 at 16:56
For the first time ever, a spacecraft has successfully landed on the far side of the moon and sent back a photograph of the dark, dusty surface.
Jan 14, 2017 at 11:00
DPReview community member and award-winning photographer Peter Alessandria shares his secrets behind his incredible moon photos. Read more
Aug 27, 2012 at 17:51
When Neil Armstrong passed away this weekend we lost someone who was not only a a hero to millions, but also one of the most important photographers in history. Armstrong's photographs from the moon, taken during the Apollo 11 landing in 1969, are among the most iconic and inspirational ever captured. In response to the death of Armstrong, photographer Chase Jarvis has written an article in which he examines the photos taken on the moon, all those years ago. Click through for a link to the full article.
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