moon walk and photography

Toronto. 50 years ago this month man finallly escaped gravity and landed on the moon. Neil Armstrong was the first human to walk on our moon, He photographed his associate Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon. The cameras were Hasselblads with heavy modifications using special Kodak colour film. Other movie and TV cameras were also used.

Apollo_11 was the mission that saw these men land on the moon. The third man in the team, Mike Collins stayed back to control the ship orbiting the moon and did a walk (fourth person on the moon) on the heavenly surface during a later mission.

Just think! If not for photography we would have to rely on the written word. The original moon walk made history, but photography recorded that history. NB. Michael Jackson made the moon walk dance famous over dozen years later in 1983. Have a look at the dance moves of this talented young performer.


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