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View of Earth July 21, 1969 | by NASA Goddard Photo and Video
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View of Earth July 21, 1969

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Apollo 11 Mission image - View of Earth (July 21, 1969)

View of the Earth terminator. One third of Earth sphere illuminated,East Africa visible. Image was taken after the transearth insertion as the Apollo 11 crew traveled back to Earth. Original film magazine was labeled V. Film Type: S0-368 Color taken with a 80mm lens.

 

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Credit: NASA/APOLLO 11

 

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Taken in July 1969