Italian Brothers Receive Moon Picture

Made:
1963-04-05

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Two Italian brothers intercept Soviet images of dark side of the Moon via TV
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London

Gelatin silver print entitled 'Italian Brothers Receive Moon Picture', taken by Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia and released through Associated Press, 5 April 1963. 'A photograph of the moon's surface which was released in Torre Bert, Turin, Italy, yesterday, April 5, by radio amateurs Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia. The brothers, both university students, said they picked up images which they believed were transmitted from the Soviet mooncraft, Lunik 4, on a television set joined to their radio telescope...'

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/14658
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford

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