The astronauts went into...

The astronauts went into space carrying movie cameras—16mm data acquisition cameras—which they reached for reflexively, like tourists, whenever they saw something surprising or spectacular, or merely important. They saw such things almost continually.

from an essay on the film For All Mankind, documenting the thousands of feet of film shot by astronauts during the Apollo missions.

For All Mankind - From the Current - The Criterion Collection

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