Earth, as Seen by Astronauts Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans and Harrison Schmitt from Apollo 17

U.S. National Archives' Local Identifier: NWDNS-412-DA-11344


From: Series: DOCUMERICA: The Environmental Protection Agency's Program to Photographically Document Subjects of Environmental Concern, compiled 1972-1977 (Record Group 412)


Created by: Environmental Protection Agency. (12/02/1970 - )


Production Date: 12/1972


Photographer: NASA 1


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  • Diogo Freitas Ramos 5y

  • Robert Carrier 5y

    Isn't the photo upside down? Or did the astronauts specifically frame the photograph so that the south pole is at the top of the image? Or was the Apollo spacecraft "upside down" in relation to the planet?
  • Kyle 5y

    It's not upside down for Australians!
  • Carles Escrig i Royo 5y

    @rmcarrier1: yes, the original is upside down.
  • Robert Carrier 5y

    Interesting. I did not know that.
  • dave issod 5y

    There is no up or down in space
  • jk.kadel 2y

    I like to interesting.
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