The first selfie taken in space by NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has been auctioned for almost $9200 which is ten times the estimated price. This space selfie is part of a collection of 700 NASA photographs that were sold for a phenomenal amount at the London’s Bloomsbury Auction held on February 26th.
This celebrated selfie was clicked by Aldrin during the Gemini 12 mission in November 1966. The photos were from a previously unseen private collection were NASA originals, each having a unique stamp, caption and identification number. The first photograph taken from space was on October 24th 1946 was auctioned for $ 2675.
Guess selfie’s were in vogue long before we realized it.
[Via – Firstpost]