PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA’s Orion’s Optical Navigation Camera Captures White Image of Earth

NASA & SPACE NEWS

NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft snapped this black and white photo of Earth on Nov. 17, 2022, the second day of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission. (NASA image)

(NASA) – NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft snapped this black and white photo of Earth on Nov. 17, 2022, the second day of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission.

The optical navigation camera is used to capture imagery of the Earth and the Moon at different phases and distances, which help establish its effectiveness as a way of determining its position in space for future missions under differing lighting conditions.

WATCH: NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Performs Close Approach Within 81 Miles of Lunar SurfaceRelated Story:
WATCH: NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Performs Close Approach Within 81 Miles of Lunar Surface

CLICK HERE FOR BREVARD COUNTY NEWS

The post PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA’s Orion’s Optical Navigation Camera Captures White Image of Earth appeared first on Space Coast Daily.

Read at the Space Coast Daily