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Restored Apollonian Moments

The BBC is currently showcasing restored Apollo 11 images. These are digitally scanned and restored, and available on the Apollo Archive site. Film rolls are unfrozen, scanned and then processed before being formatted for the web.

You'll find hi-res images (more than 5 Mpixels at 800KB or so), as well as browser-sized images in the gallery.

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The BBC is currently <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/04/sci_nat_apollo_11_as_never_seen_before/html/1.stm">showcasing restored Apollo 11</a> images. These are digitally scanned and restored, and available on the Apollo Archive site. Film rolls are unfrozen, scanned and then processed before being formatted for the web.

You'll find <a href="http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/alsj/a11/as11-40-5850HR.jpg">hi-res images</a> (more than 5 Mpixels at 800KB or so), as well as browser-sized images in the <a href="http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo_gallery.html">gallery</a>.

<a href="http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/alsj/a11/as11-40-5850.jpg"><img src="http://www.apolloarchive.com/apollo/gallery/as11-40-5850_t.jpg""></a>

Armstrong's first photo after setting foot on the moon (click for a larger view).
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