50 Years and a few days ago

Neil Armstrong took this picture of Buzz Aldrin on the moon on July 21, 1969. What an image.

The camera was a Hasselblad. The Swedish company was founded in 1841. The wiki says,

Perhaps the most famous use of the Hasselblad camera was during the Apollo program missions when the first humans landed on the Moon. Almost all of the still photographs taken during these missions used modified Hasselblad cameras. Hasselblad only produces about 10,000 cameras a year out of a small three story building.