NASA ESSA Photographs depicting orbital views of Earth'
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Pair of semi-glossy 20.25 x 24 photographic prints of contact strips showing images taken by the ESSA-9 meteorological satellite on December 25, 1969, with the prints depicting orbital views of Earth's western and eastern hemispheres. In overall fine condition, with light staining to the borders of one of the prints. From the personal collection of Paul Kruppenbacher, a member of the NASA Houston Landing and Recovery Division who trained Apollo astronauts in water recovery procedures and was deployed on U.S. Navy aircraft carriers for crew and spacecraft recovery operations.