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moon & earth - lunar orbiter (1966)

First picture of Earth taken from lunar orbit. The poignant image was captured by the unmanned Lunar Orbiter 1 in as it swung around the moon on a mission to map the lunar surface from space. Credit: UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Lunar eclipse from Earth - photo taken on Dec. 21, 2010, in the early stages of a rare lunar eclipse that coincided with the winter solstice.

10 awe-inspiring images of the moon

early stages of a rare lunar eclipse that coincided with the winter solstice. Some experts believe the moon formed when a giant object hit Earth. Others think it may have been created at the same time as the other planets in our solar system.

Esta fué la primera imagen tomada de la tierra desde el espacio. En la Navidad de 1968 el Apollo 8 se encontraba orbitando la Luna. Fué la primera nave en hacerlo. Su tripulación, Frank Borman, James A. Lovell, Jr. y William A. Anders tenían como misión fotografiar la superficie de la luna. Tomaron fotos, investigaron futuros posibles lugares de aterrizaje, y hasta en la Nochebuena leyeron el Génesis para los telespectadores de la Tierra. Pero algo les llamó mucho más su atención. Una vez de…

Imagenes que hicieron historia

"Earthrise" is the name given to NASA image the "first jaw-dropping picture of Earth from outer space." It was taken on this day in 1968 by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission, the first manned voyage to orbit the Moon.

This image of the Earth and moon in a single frame, the first of its kind ever taken by a spacecraft, was recorded Sept. 18, 1977, by Voyager 1.

A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home 35 years ago yesterday, Voyager 1 took this photo of Earth and the Moon, from million miles away. Now it’s about to leave the solar system. A long way from home, indeed. (via NASA)

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“Reprocessed image of the Earth from the Moon, as seen by Lunar Orbiter 1 in

UFO transiting the moon on the night of the super moon JULY 2014

UFO over the moon on the night of the super moon JULY 2014

Can you see this small, shimmering spot in the Martian sky? It's Earth, as seen by the Mars Curiosity Rover.

Our Rover on Mars Looked Into the Sky and Saw Earth

Our Rover on Mars Looked Into the Sky and Saw Earth - Atlantic Mobile

Just a little bit of astronomical magnificence for your day -...

thedemon-hauntedworld: “Io: Moon Over Jupiter Io (usually pronounced “EYE-oh”) is kilometers in diameter, about the size of planet Earth’s single large natural satellite. Gliding past Jupiter at.

This view of the moon is a rendering based on detailed maps of the reflectivity and height of the lunar surface from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The bright crescent is directly illuminated by the sun but the rest of the disc is glowing faintly in light reflected from Earth — the earthshine.

This view of the moon is a rendering based on detailed maps of the reflectivity and height of the lunar surface from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. The bright crescent is directly illuminated by the sun but the rest of the disc is glowing faintly in light reflected from Earth — the earthshine.

Earth and Moon, As Seen From Mars.   From the Mars Reconnaissance Orbite and it was taken by the HiRISE Instrument on board, the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment. That’s the same camera that gave us the images of the avalanche on Mars, so the capabilities of this instrument are quite spectacular.  (universetoday.com)

NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a striking image of Earth and the Moon from the perspective of the red planet using its onboard High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE).

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