The first Earthrise as captured by Lunar Orbiter 1 on August 23, 1966. Image Credit: NASA / Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project

Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project

In the haste of the space race, troves of scientific data were gathered and locked up in surplus warehouses. Typically, most of these surplus storage items got destroyed or were trashed. Thankfully, a NASA biologist named Nancy Evans made sure some heaps of this extra data were saved in the 1970s. Currently posted on Rockethub […]