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AS04-01-755 - Apollo 4 - Apollo 4 Mission - Atlantic Ocean,and Antarctica

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AS04-01-755 - Apollo 4 - Apollo 4 Mission - Atlantic Ocean,and Antarctica

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Description: Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, looking west, as photographed from the earth-orbital Apollo 4 (Spacecraft 017/Saturn 501) unmanned 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 6:41,Altitude was 8568 nautical miles (15,867 kilometers). .

Subject Terms: Apollo 4 Flight, Earth Observations (From Space)

Categories: Earth Observations

Date: 11/9/1967

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit
Apollo 4 - AS04-01-0000 through AS04-01-756

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09/11/1967
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