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The Earth from space, 1968.

The Earth from space, 1968.
3 7 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 29cm


This picture was probably taken by the Apollo 8 astronauts during the first lunar orbital mision over Christmas 1968. Many such pictures of the Earth, a blue and white planet against the black background of space, were taken on the various Apollo misions.

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