Weds 1 May 2013: British Interplanetary Society talk -The Imagery of Apollo

apolloOn Wednesday 1st May Colin Philp of the  British Interplanetary Society returns to the library with a new talk – The Imagery of Apollo: A Visual and Technical Appraisal.

Along with lunar soil and rock samples, arguably one of the most important legacies of the Apollo program was that of the photographs brought back by the astronauts. The imagery was instrumental in showing the US taxpayer what they were paying for, and the world what the program had achieved. Forty years on, the images have a timeless quality and stand as some of the most striking in the history of photography.

Colin Philp, a Fellow and Council Member of the British Interplanetary Society, and a freelance photographer, gives an appraisal of a range of photographs from the Apollo image archive including many rarely published.

British Interplanetary Society Talk -The Imagery of Apollo: A Visual and Technical Appraisal by Colin Philp
Tate South Lambeth Library
Wednesday, 1t May 2013 at 7pm (doors open at 6.30pm)

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