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posted 02-20-2014 03:05 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Headshot   Click Here to Email Headshot     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Did the Soviets ever publish photographs of the Earth's surface taken from any of their single-seat Vostok orbital spacecraft?

I do not recall ever seeing any, which surprises me as even Al Shepard managed to squeeze off a few during his brief MR-3 mission.

Lou Chinal
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posted 02-22-2014 03:20 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Lou Chinal   Click Here to Email Lou Chinal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I have wondered about this also. I have never seen any.

ColinBurgess
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posted 02-22-2014 04:24 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for ColinBurgess   Click Here to Email ColinBurgess     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
In the front of Gherman Titov's "700,000 Kilometres Through Space" there's a colour photo of the Earth purportedly taken during his mission.

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