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Earthrise over the Moon, 1969.


Earthrise over the Moon, 1969.
3 8 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 30cm


This view was taken by astronauts on one of the early orbital misions to the Moon, probably Apollo 8 or 10. It shows the Earth just appearing over the lunar horizon with part of the Apollo spacecraft in the foreground.

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