AS04-01-550 - Apollo 4 - Apollo 4 Mission - Atlantic Ocean,coastal Brazil,West Africa and Antarctica
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Description: Coastal Brazil, Atlantic Ocean, West Africa, Sahara, Antarctica, looking west, as photographed from the Apollo 4 (Spacecraft 017/Saturn 501) unmanned,earth-orbital space mission.The camera system was activated by a gravity switch set for G=3. It is possible that it was activated by the initial vibration at lift-off. Therefore times and altitudes are approximate but within one minute of true. Photo was taken during the third revolution. Film type was SO-368 Ektachrome,70mm color,76mm lens. G.E.T time was 6:06, Altitude was 9703 nautical miles (17,969 kilometers). Every tenth photographic is indicated. Intermediate exposures can be interpolated.
Subject Terms: Apollo 4 Flight, Earth Observations (From Space)
Categories: Earth Observations
Original: Film - 70MM CT
Apollo 4 - AS04-01-0000 through AS04-01-756