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AS04-01-170 - Apollo 4 - Apollo 4 Mission - Atlantic Ocean,coastal Brazil and West Africa

AS04-01-170 - Apollo 4 - Apollo 4 Mission - Atlantic Ocean,coastal Brazil and West Africa

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Description: Imagery taken during the Apollo 4 Mission. View is of coastal Brazil, Atlantic Ocean, West Africa, Sahara looking north west. The camera system was activated by a gravity switch set for G=3. It is possible that it was activated by the initial vibration at lift-off. Therefore times and altitudes are approximate but within one minute of true. Photo was taken during the third revolution. Film type was SO-368 Ektachrome,70mm color,76mm lens. G.E.T time was 4:58, Altitude was 8772 nautical miles (16,246 kilometers). Every tenth photographic is indicated. Intermediate exposures can be interpolated.

Subject Terms: Apollo 4 Flight, Earth Observations (From Space)

Categories: Earth Observations

Date: 11/9/1967

Original: Film - 70MM CT

Interior_Exterior: Exterior

Ground_Orbit: On-orbit
Apollo 4 - AS04-01-0000 through AS04-01-756





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