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“Earthrise” taken from Apollo 8 in 1968.


Imagery in Space

The first image of Earth taken from space was captured by a Hasselblad 500 EL camera with 70-mm Ektachrome film made by Kodak.

Astronaut William Anders snapped the picture on December 24, 1968 during the first manned mission to the moon. (Photo: NASA)

(Courtesy of NASA)