Blue Marble

4th February 2022 at 12:23am
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Image.

1972?

Earth, as Seen by Astronauts Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt from Apollo 17

NASA's first image of the entire sunlit earth from space. Also the worlds first picture of itself. The only one taken by a real human on real film. Taken by Apollo 17 mission. All more recent "blue marbles" are composites from combining satellite imagery.

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