Tag: Tim Peake

Nasa astronaut space satellite.

Documenting legacies of space travel with photography

50 years following the historic moon landing of 1969, scenes of American astronauts gracing the dusty lunar surface have been immortalised in photographic images. We consider the role of photography in documenting the legacies of space travel.

Tim Peake stands alongside newly-named Rosalind Franklin rover in Mars simulation environment during naming ceremony ahead of space mission

Time-lapsing Airbus’ Rosalind Franklin rover ahead of Mars mission

We have two camera systems currently in situ at Airbus’ Stevenage base, where the final assembly of the Rosalind Franklin rover is underway. Our very bespoke time-lapse camera set-up is helping to capture the 300kg robotic vehicle ahead of its 2020 launch.

Screenshot from Tim Peak's Instagram account

Exploring space with photography

Photography has always played an important part in communicating mankind’s explorations into space.

And with modern technology, these expeditions can be shared with the whole world almost instantly.