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The version of AS16-109-17804 on spaceflight.nasa.gov looks like it is a scan from a scratched print.
When the original film was returned to Earth after each mission, a duplicate was made and the original was then put in cold storage for protection. Prints and further duplicates were then made from the first generation duplicate.
During the last few years, NASA Johnson has removed the original film from cold storage - one magazine at a time - for high-resolution scanning. The versions of the images in the ALSJ are made from those scans. The processing that has been done is minor adjustment of brightness and contrast for presentation purposes and, because the scanning process is not perfect, some adjustment of color to ensure that the lunar surface is grey. In the interest of preserving all the information available on the original film is present in the digital images, those are the only adjustments that have been made for the ALSJ. Those adjustments were all made by Kipp Teague.
All the original Apollo film can be found in the Film Archive (Building 8) at Johnson Space Center (JSC). Due to the importance in preserving these films, the original film is not allowed to leave the building.
The film is stored in a freezer (0° F), which is located in a large refrigerator that is maintained at 55° F. The staff at JSC has developed a procedure, and used it many times, for removing film from the freezer for scanning and making copies of the film.
1. The sealed film canister is identified and then transferred from the freezer to the refrigerator where it is allowed to equilibrate for 24 hours.
2. The sealed canister is then removed from the refrigerator and placed in room temperature environment and allowed to equilibrate for an addition 24 hours.
3. The film is then removed from the canister, hand cleaned (see below) and scanned.
4. The film is placed back in the canister, sealed, and then placed back in the cold vault.
Either the landing was faked...
...or we went to the moon, and there are indeed alien constructs on it
Originally posted by Exuberant1
Day One EVA
Day Two Eva 17 miles away..
Originally posted by Exuberant1
It is from the Apollo Lunar Surface Journal and its brightness level has been altered to that the scratches are no longer visible.
A suggestion to that theory is the flag flag waving in the breeze up on the moon. Taking into account the gravity on the moon suggest that the moon dust is extremely lighter then usual and therefor should give the moon bit of a foggy environment.
...because the picture you showed only prove NASA cannot be fully trusted.
Exuberant1, good job! That was a very well formatted and interesting post. I never though NASA would let these picture be let loose so carelessly.
Originally posted by nosce te ipsum
I'm not surprised by any of this. Typical police state behavior.
All I want to know is what happened to the cat. No one cares about the cat. There was a gray cat that jumped out the window wasn't there? Did I miss something?