A London university has digitized and placed online a collection of historic space images.


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A London university has digitized and placed online a collection of historic space images.

I don’t think the press release’s claim that these images have never been online before is true for all the images. Nonetheless, the online availability especially of the Russian Venus images is very welcome.

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  • From the Venera images: “. . . as the penetrator has hit the discarded lens cap of the probe’s main camera instead of the soil.”

    So, Murphy does speak Russian. What an incredibly frustrating moment that must have been.

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