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Saturday, April 18, 2015


One of the Grandest Sightings in the History of Mankind

First ever "Earthrise" photograph, t...
First ever "Earthrise" photograph, taken from
lunar orbit during Apollo 8 (Photo: Wikipedia)
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“In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the most important thing they discovered was Earth.”
— NASA, Dec 20, 2013 (

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