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'Capturing the Astronomical Sublime' by Dr Marek Kukula, Distant Galaxies &...

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On 15 May we will be hosting a special presentation by distant galaxies and quasar expert Dr Marek Kukula from The Royal Observatory Greenwich (ROG). The talk will focus on creating imagery in space for scientific research and public enjoyment.

For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1963 – 1980
Exhibition Dates: 24th April – 17 June 2018

The talk is part of 'For All Mankind: Vintage NASA Photographs 1963 - 1980' exhibition and public programme, providing a photographic overview of space exploration from 1963 to 1980 through a comprehensive selection of twenty-four rarevintage NASA photographs.

Another talk with expert Henry Little is scheduled, with focus on collecting rare vingage photography. Please register your interest by emailing us: news@theexhibitionisthotel.com

The achievements of NASA and the Apollo programme languished in the popular imagination from the end of the 1970s until the early 2000s, neglected in the wake of previous euphoria. The exploration of Mars, space tourism, the commercial satellite market and the successes of recent probes including Rosetta, Juno, Cassini and New Horizons clearly demonstrate that space exploration is once again at the very forefront of public and, increasingly, private agendas.

The vintage photographs exhibited, many of which retain original NASA catalogue stamps on the reverse, were taken by the men, women and machines of NASA over a period of nearly twenty years. They include photographs from the Gemini 4, 5 and 7 missions; Apollo 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17; and the Mercury-Atlas and Voyager missions. They also include historic and iconic images such as Ed White’s spacewalk, the first completed by an American astronaut, the Apollo 8 ‘Earthrise’ and the era-defining Apollo 11 ‘Visor’ photograph taken of Buzz Aldrin by Neil Armstrong.

For more details about the original NASA photographs or to view the display please contact our curator, Vestalia Chilton, by emailing: attollo@attollo-art.com.

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