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nasahasselblad 600x460 Hasselblad's "Astronaut's Photography Manual" for NASA

nasahasselblad02 600x283 Hasselblad's "Astronaut's Photography Manual" for NASA

Cool find by my old pal Billy Baque:

As a guidebook for the NASA Photography Training Program, it not only describes the operation of the Hasselblad 500 EL/M cameras used on the U. S. Space Shuttle but is also a concise manual on photography to assist astronauts in creating the best possible space photographs.

As Billy says, “[i]t makes working on the shuttle seem less glamorous and a lot more like hard, hard work.” The PDF is hosted by Hasselblad itself.

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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