Studies of the Earth’s horizon and halo from on board the Voskhod-1 spacecraft

Publication type Article
Status Published
Affiliation: S. I. Vavilov Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences
Journal nameVoprosy istorii estestvoznaniia i tekhniki
EditionVolume 39 3

Studies of day, twilight and night horizons of the Earth were part of the program ofscientific observations carried out during the flights of the Vostok spacecrafts. Theseobservations continued during the 24-hour flight of Voskhod-1. The article describesthe main equipment and facilities for monitoring and recording the horizon and haloof the Earth’s atmosphere during the Voskhod-1 flight as well as the main results andconclusions based on the analysis of thus obtained photographs.

Keywordsphotography in space, manned space flights, space photography equipment, space research
Publication date11.10.2018
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