NASA is scanning all the old pictures they took when they were on the moon and releasing them to the public. This I think is a good thing, mainly because I just think it is a thing that needs to be done.
What has me impressed is the size of those images. I mean, I work with many layered photoshop files regularly and those buggers tend to get big.
These are single layer greyscale (extended, but still) images. Want to take a guess at the size of the raw? 1.3GB. Yep, that’s Giga, as in big. Here go have a look.
You will never have want for large resolution desktop images ever again, even if they are kind of boring. And I thought my image files were large…