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Iconic NASA Space Walk Photos Continue to Inspire

One of the key challenges in environmental portraiture is finding the right balance between subject and setting. Zoom in too close, and you lose the magic of location. Too wide, and it’s not a portrait anymore.

There are times, however, when you have to forget the rules. Like when you’re orbiting 150 miles above the Earth and one of your colleagues is about to take the first ever untethered space walk.

That’s what astronaut Robert Gibson realized on February 7th, 1984, when fellow Challengercrew member Bruce McCandless II suited up to become the first human to wander freely in space.

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Tags #Science    #Space    #Photography    #Landscape    #NASA   

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