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  • Hundreds of iconic and vintage NASA photographic prints from the early days of the U.S. space program will go to auction on Feb. 26, 2015, in London. The photographs are vintage, i.e. they were printed around the time the images were captured, and are being sold by Bloomsbury Auctions.</br></br> David Scott looks at the Earth during the Apollo 9 mission in March 1969.
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  • James McDivitt photographed the first U.S. spacewalk, with Ed White performing an EVA over New Mexico during the Gemini 4 mission on June 3, 1965.
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  • Ed White floats away from the Gemini 4 spacecraft during the first U.S. spacewalk on June 3, 1965. Three months after the spacewalk of cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, White became the first American to perform an EVA (Extravehicular Activity). During the third orbit of Earth he opened the hatch of the capsule, pushed himself out and floated in space 135 miles above Earth for 20 minutes. This view was captured by the 16mm camera that White had mounted outside the spacecraft just before his EVA.
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  • John Glenn, the first American in orbit, was photographed by an automatic camera as he traveled at 17,500 mph in the Friendship 7 capsule on Feb. 20, 1962.
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  • The Augmented Target Docking Adapter (ATDA), also known as the "Angry Alligator," orbits Earth during the Gemini 9 mission in June 1966. The crew tried to dock with the ATDA but was unable to due to an error.
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  • A typhoon in the Pacific Ocean is visible during the Gemini 5 mission in August 1965.
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  • Ed White in preparation for the Gemini 4 mission, one of over 30 prints from his personal album up for auction.
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  • A photograph of James McDivitt in training is just one of 30 vintage chromogenic prints included in Ed White's personal album of the Gemini 4 mission, which is up for auction.
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  • A multiple-exposure image shows the rocker arms fall as Gemini 10 launches in July 1966.
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  • James McDivitt photographed Ed White in the pilot's seat of the Gemini 4 capsule in June 1965. This is the first in-flight portrait of an astronaut.
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  • Ed White made the first photograph of a spacecraft in space during an EVA on the Gemini 4 mission.
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  • Agena is tethered to the Gemini 11 spacecraft in September 1966, with California in the background.
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  • James Lovell photographed Buzz Aldrin in the Gemini 12 spacecraft in November 1966.
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  • David Scott photographed the Agena Target Docking Vehicle (ATDA) over the Earth, the first unmanned satellite to be photographed from space just before docking, during the Gemini 8 mission in March of 1966.
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  • Astronaut William Anders captured this photograph of Earth from beyond Earth orbit during Apollo 8, in December 1968. In an air-to-ground transmission, James Lovell said, "The Earth is now passing through my window. It’s about as big as the end of my thumb. Waters are all sort of a royal blue. Clouds of course are bright white."
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