New Space and Tech

Dennis Wingo at Maker Faire: McMoon’s – Lunar Orbiter Imagery Recovery Project

By Keith Cowing
April 8, 2013
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“We took 40 year old data tapes, tape drives that had been in a garage for 30 years, found elderly engineers, and reverse-engineered ancient technology to provide enhanced imagery from the five Lunar Orbiter missions in a fashion – and resolution – inconceivable at the time that the missions were conducted.”

SpaceRef co-founder, Explorers Club Fellow, ex-NASA, Away Teams, Journalist, Space & Astrobiology, Lapsed climber.