The post-Apollo 11 Honeysuckle Creek Staff Photo



Updated scans

Most of the team who brought you Neil Armstrong’s first step –

1969 photo

In early August 1969, about two weeks after Apollo 11, most of the Honeysuckle team assembled outside the Operations Building, with the antenna as backdrop. Hamish Lindsay took this group photo.

(Not everyone is in this photo – e.g. Ian Grant and John Saxon are otherwise engaged, and Hamish is behind the camera.)

Large, Larger (2.6MB).

2018 scan by Colin Mackellar from Hamish Lindsay’s 4x5 inch negative. Higher resolutions available.


1969 photo

Here’s the ‘official’ black and white photo, taken at the same time.

Large, Larger (5.7MB).

2018 scan by Colin Mackellar from Hamish Lindsay’s Linhof Super Technika 4x5 inch negative. Higher resolutions available.

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HSK staff 1969 photo

Unlike the ‘classic’ photos above, this one includes the entire Honeysuckle dish.

The perspective from closer to the Ops Building gives better vertical separation of the team members.

2018 scan by Colin Mackellar from Hamish Lindsay’s Linhof Super Technika 4x5 inch negative.

Higher resolutions available.


HSK staff 1969 photo

Detail from the above full frame.

Photo: Hamish Lindsay. Scan and retouching: Colin Mackellar.


 


 

with John Saxon added in

And one more...

This one has John Saxon “included” – he missed out on being there for the actual photo. (Digital manipulation by Mike Dinn.)