Kodak Contributions to Space Photography

On Tuesday December 3, 2013 at 6:00 pm in Dryden Theatre


unar Orbiter Payload II, a camera-and-film system designed and built by Kodak, to provide data needed by NASA to determine favorable sites for moon landings by American astronauts.Brad Paxton, CEO of Advanced Document Imaging (ADI), will discuss the Lunar Orbiter, the recently declassified Gambit spy satellites, and a little-known story about the Hubble Space Telescope.

Dr. K. Bradley Paxton graduated with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a master of science degree in applied mathematics, and a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Rochester. His thirty-two-year career at Eastman Kodak included positions as general manager and vice president of both the Electronic Photography and the Printer Products divisions and as the director of Electronic Imaging Research Laboratories.

Join us for this lecture followed by a Q&A and book signing. Paxton has just published the book Pictures, Pop Bottles, and Pills: Kodak Electronics Technology That Made a Better World But Didn't Save the Day (2013, Fossil Press, $15). The book is on sale in the Eastman House Store, where the majority of the purchase price will be donated to the museum.

Admission: $6, free to members. Tickets available at the door only.



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