a photo of the earth made by the crew of Apollo 17 at a distance of about 29,000 kilometers (18,000 miles) from the planet's surface
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Apollo 17: Blue Marble (Dec 7, 1972)
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a photo of the earth made by the crew of Apollo 17 at a distance of about 29,000 kilometers (18,000 miles) from the planet's surface
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One of the most widely known photographs of Earth, this image was taken by the crew of the final Apollo mission as the crew made its way to the Moon. Dubbed the “Blue Marble,” Earth is revealed as both a vast planet home to billions of creatures and a beautiful orb capable of fitting into the pocket of the universe.

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1972 NASA
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