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Earthrise photographed from Apollo 11 spacecraft

Earthrise. This photograph of a blue & white Earth rising over the horizon of the Moon was taken from the Apollo 11 spacecraft in July 1969. The lunar terrain in the field of view is in the area of Smyths Sea. Apollo 11 was the historic mission during which astronauts Armstrong & Aldrin became the first humans to land on the Moon

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Apollo Program Earthrise July 1969 Manned Spaceflight Programme Space Race


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This iconic photograph captures a breathtaking moment in human history - the Earthrise as seen from the Apollo 11 spacecraft during its historic mission to the Moon in July 1969. The image showcases our beautiful blue and white planet rising over the lunar horizon, offering a perspective that had never been witnessed before. Taken by astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin, who would later become the first humans to set foot on the Moon's surface, this photograph symbolizes mankind's incredible achievement in space exploration. It serves as a reminder of our boundless curiosity and determination to push beyond boundaries. The lunar terrain visible in this image belongs to Smyths Sea, adding an extra layer of significance to this already awe-inspiring scene. As we gaze upon Earth suspended against the vastness of space, it becomes evident how fragile and precious our home truly is. This photograph represents not only a pivotal moment for science but also for humanity as a whole. It embodies the spirit of adventure and discovery that propelled us into an era of manned spaceflight and ignited fierce competition during the Space Race. As we reflect on this remarkable snapshot from history, let it inspire us to continue exploring new frontiers and cherishing our planet with utmost care.

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