Blue Marble

In 1972, from a distance of about 45,000 km (28,000 mi), the crew of Apollo 17 took this phot, one of the most famous photographs ever made of the Earth.

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Astronaut photograph AS17-148-22727 courtesy NASA Johnson Space Center Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth
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