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VFX Artist 'Unwraps' Classic Apollo Pic to Show Us What Buzz Aldrin Saw on The Moon

ScienceAlert
ScienceAlert
 2021-07-22
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Fifty-two years after the first historical Moon landing, we've been given a brand new perspective of a classic Apollo-era photo. Reddit user and visual effects artist Michael Ranger, AKA rg1213, chose the iconic photo of Buzz Aldrin taken by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 mission, and 'unwrapped' the lunar vista reflected in the astronaut's helmet. The result is a never-before-seen, 360-degree astronaut's-eye panoramic view of the Moon. "What makes this process exciting for me is the fact that this is real," Ranger wrote on Reddit. "If I get any inkling whatsoever that something like this is fake or false, my interest in...

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Outlander/Axler
07-23

That's not mud, it's moon dust. It is microscopic and settles in every available space. It contaminated NASA when the Astronauts got back.

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