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Released by NASA, these rarely-seen images have been digitally restored to an incredibly high quality, showing snapshots of life literally out of this world.

It's incredible to think that man ventured into Space more than 45 years ago - as part of the Gemini projects - when technologies like colour television, mobiles phones and personal computers were nothing more than figments of imagination. The Gemini missions laid the foundations needed to launch the following Apollo missions, which would seen man reach the Moon.

What's most striking about these images is the clarity and sharpess of them, and even today more than 40 years later some shots still look like frames from a science fiction film.

The rest of these incredible images can be seen at NASA's March To The Moon website.