Incredible images from the depths of the NASA archives bring the space agency's history to life

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NASA's remarkable accomplishments have been put on display in a new book featuring more than 400 images from the space agency's archive.

Throughout its 60 year history, NASA has successfully put machines on Mars, captured images of a range of planets and asteroids and even put human beings on the moon.

Journey - NASA - Photographers - Back-catalogue - Moments

This incredible journey has been immortalised via NASA photographers dedicated to curating a back-catalogue of its most memorable moments.

The imagery focuses heavily on the space race era and the Apollo missions, which are widely regarded to be the company's 'Golden Era'.

Course - Shots - Plenty - Images - Effort

'Of course, many of the well-known shots were too beautiful to leave out, but we also wanted plenty of lesser-known images, so there was a big effort to delve into obscure archives,' Piers Bizony, the book's author and editor, told New Scientist.

'The fact remains that we cannot relocate 7 billion people,' says Mr Bizony.

'Earth - Priority - Terms

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