Italian Brothers Receive Moon Picture


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Two Italian brothers intercept Soviet images of dark side of the Moon via TV
Daily Herald Archive/Science Museum Group
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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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