Satellite Image of Denton, Texas

Description

Satellite photograph of Denton, Dallas, and Fort Worth, Texas, taken during the Apollo 6 mission.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 21 cm.

Creation Information

NASA April 4, 1968.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 160 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • NASA Apollo 6 Satellite Image

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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Description

Satellite photograph of Denton, Dallas, and Fort Worth, Texas, taken during the Apollo 6 mission.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 23 x 21 cm.

Notes

"For Release: April 6, 1968, Photo Number 68-H-336 68-HC-197 AS6-21462 Washington-Remote onboard 70mm Maurer camera aimed through the hatch window took this area of the Earth during the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Apollo 6 mission, April 4, 1968. Film Stock-SO-121 high resolution aerial ektachrome-camera setting F 5.6 at 1/500th of a second. Dallas, Ft. Worth, Texas. The city of Denton can be seen in the left corner of the picture at conjunction of highways leading to both Ft. Worth and Dallas. The Brezos River is in the lower right corner. Three hours and nine minutes after lift off. This photograph is a government publication-not subject to copyright. It may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by NASA or by any NASA employee of a commercial product, process or service, or used in any other manner that might mislead. Accordingly, it is requested that if this photograph is used in advertising, posters, books, etc., layout and copy be submitted to NASA prior to release"

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From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History

These materials include historic photographs, books, maps, city directories, and records from numerous Denton women's clubs. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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  • April 4, 1968

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  • June 17, 2006, 1:26 p.m.

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  • June 28, 2017, 5:07 p.m.

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NASA. Satellite Image of Denton, Texas, photograph, April 4, 1968; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14742/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.