posted on Mar, 2 2014 @ 12:20 PM
reply to post by smurfy
Nice post ........but
Notice the one with the moon?
What's up with it? There seems to be a dark seemingly editied side?
I'm not sure why you think it was edited, but maybe you say this because the right-side line of the shuttle tail does not look "smooth"? If so, I
think that is due to the heat shield tiles that are on the tail of the shuttle. The tile edges are giving the entire tail a bit of a "sawtooth"
Then we also have the insignia on the uniform when did they change it?
If you mean the shoulder patch seen on the right shoulder of the astronauts in some of those pictures (the patch that seems to be based on Leonardo Da
Vinci's "Vitruvian Man" graphic), that is a patch worn on NASA's EVA suits to honor past EVAs. As I mentioned, the graphic is based on the famous
"Vitruvian Man" sketch be Da Vinci, and the five stars on it are meant to commemorate famous "first" EVAs by NASA in the past -- Ed White's first
spacewalk (first by NASA), Apollo 11's first EVA, The first Skylab EVA, the first shuttle EVA, and the first ISS EVA)
then the obvious one..........no stars yet again yet the the astronaught is quite visible?
I addressed this in another post above, but basically the daylight side of earth pictures are take with a camera more set to "daylight" exposure
settings, therefore the exposure time and aperture side are not enough for stars to show up in pictures.
The other pictures in the OP that DO show stars were taken on the night side of earth, and the exposure settings were such (long exposure time and
or/wider aperture setting) that more light could get into the camera, thus making the stars visible in the final picture.
Its the same reason we can't see stars in most images taken from Apollo on the Moon. The Moon was reflective in the direct sunlight, and the Apollo
camera exposure levels need to be low (so the images would not be over-exposed), thus the stars did not show up in the pictures.
edit on 3/2/2014 by Soylent Green Is People because: (no reason given)