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John Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space.The original prints of those are among 445 rare photos taken by American astronauts that are being sold by Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers starting this week.The photos were acquired by an unnamed private collector from former NASA scientists and employees.They include astronaut portraits, candid shots during training exercises and dramatic images of spacewalks and views of the Earth and moon from space.Among the standout photos is a 1962 image by John Glenn of the sun illuminating the Earth.
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