Buzz Aldrin’s face visible on TV

and other things you might not have noticed

As Neil Armstrong reads the words on the plaque on the front leg of the Lunar Module, Buzz Aldrin raises his visor to see better in the deep shadow. Immediately afterwards, as he rounds the leg of the LM and walks towards the camera, his face is briefly visible.

See some examples – and notes on artifacts on the TV image as it was recorded at Sydney Video.

(Note: the source footage is pre-restoration.)

Click the image to download a 1MB PDF file.

Document by Colin Mackellar, 2007.

TV artifacts


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