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The History of Space PhotographyThe History of Space Photography

October 14, 2017 - January 6, 2018

This exhibition presents and explains the extraordinary variety of important historic, modern, and contemporary space photographs that have been made since the development of photography in the first half of the19th century.Images of deep space from great observatories around the world are included.

In addition, many photographs from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other institutions’ exploration of the solar system are represented, as well as a history of satellite photographs of our planet and the revolutionary discoveries these represent.

Image credit: View of the North America Nebula, Digitized Sky Survey and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope (NASA/ JPL-Caltech/ L. Rebull (SSC/ Caltech)/ D. DeMartin.