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Dec 18 2015
16:36 UTC

Earthrise Like You've Never Seen It Before

Nearly 47 years ago, the crew of Apollo 8 took an image of planet Earth from the Moon that has been called "the most influential environmental photograph ever taken. Called Earthrise, the picture represented the first time human eyes saw their homeworld come into view around another planetary body. Now, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has captured stunning new high-definition views of Earth and the Moon from the spacecraft's vantage point in lunar orbit. This is a composite view,

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