Earth Rise is an iconic photo that still evokes the beauty and fragility of the Earth. Taken on the Apollo 8 mission on Christmas Eve in 1968, this image was part of a live broadcast of the lunar orbit. "The vast loneliness is awe-inspiring and it makes you realize just what you have back there on Earth," pilot Jim Lovell said. To see NASA's images for Earth Day 2010, click here.
April 21, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Photo by: NASA
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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