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This answer is based on the AFC article Remember 50 years ago… A famous lens made by Angénieux... It can be confirmed in the article titled 31 July 1964: 50 Years ago, the First Close-up Images of the Moon in the Angeneaux AngeNews 2015 The Art of Optics | 2nd edition | February 2015 | FREE | www.angenieux.com and also filmanddigitaltimes.com's Angenieux ...


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I'll be referencing the 2006 paper Cassini Camera Contamination Anomaly: Experiences and Lessons Learned by Vance R. Haemmerle and James H. Gerhard of JPL. Contamination (not water) inside the CCD. Contamination of optical instruments can occur at all stages of a mission, from instrument fabrication, transportation, test, integration with the spacecraft, ...


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Most cameras on a rocket launch are there for a sound engineering reason. They look down at the engines of the rocket, or up to the second stage, or out to the solar panels, or down inside the propellant tanks. The reason they look at these things is to evaluate performance, observe if anything goes wrong, and to serve as a tool in analyzing what went wrong ...


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If we discount photos of Hayabusa 2 such as this taken by its own cameras: Image taken 4 seconds before touchdown with CAM-H (image credit: JAXA). then the only image I could find of the Hayabusa 2 from one of its rover/hoppers is this: Image captured by Rover-1A (Minerva-II1) on September 21 at around 13:08 JST. This is a color image taken immediately ...


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