Retro Space Images

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2015-06-26 10:45:47

Retro Space Images is an American website offering DVD-R discs of high-resolution photos of US manned spaceflights, and acrylics with artifacts from launch pads at Florida's Kennedy Space Center.

The image discs are available for several Mercury and Gemini missions, all Apollo missions, Skylab II, and the Apollo-Soyuz mission. Several discs are also available for early space shuttle flights. Each disc contains hundreds, or in some cases, thousands of black-and-white or color still images arranged in chronological order.

The images are from NASA archives, contractors, retired public affairs personnel and news photographers, and other sources. The high-resolution scans of original 8" x 10" photographs, negatives or transparencies allow the images to be reproduced as very large, high-quality prints. Many of the images have also been carefully hand-corrected using Photoshop to remove dust and scratches; and where necessary, color corrected.

The launch pad acrylic series includes samples of hardware from LC-5, LC-14, LC-19, and LC-36.

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