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1966 Lunar Orbiter Photo of Earth and Moon

Credit: UCL Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
The unmanned Lunar Orbiter missions in 1966 and 1967 prepared the ground for Apollo by mapping the surface of the moon from space. One byproduct of this…Read More »





is a remarkable series of photos, such as this image, from Lunar Orbiter I, which are the first pictures of the Earth taken from beyond the moon. [Read the Full Story Here]   Less «
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