There were nearly 1,000 photographs of NASA’s first space exploration were put on auction in February 2016 at Bloomsbury House, London. The private collection includes a series of vintage Kotak prints that have high value as historical artifacts according to Esquire.
The collection contains the first space selfie taken from space along with the very first Earth glimpse as witnessed by human eyes. Take a look.
1. Take-off Apollo 16, April 1972.
2. The First Photograph From Space, October 1946.
3. First spacewalk, June 1965.
4. Earthrise Apollo 11, July 1969.
5. The First Space-selfie, November 1966.
6. Florida Peninsula, October 1968.
7. Alan Bean and the reflection photographer, November 1969.
8. Walter Cunningham, October 1968.
9. The angry alligator, June 1966.
10. First Earthrise witnessed by human eyes, December 1968.
11. Harrison Schmitt, December 1972.
12. Alan Shepard with the American flag, February 1971.
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