Earth as Seen from Apollo 4
April 22, 2003
Coastal Brazil, Atlantic Ocean, West Africa, and Antarctica, looking west, as seen from the earth-orbital Apollo 4 (Spacecraft 017/Saturn 501) unmanned space mission. This picture was taken when the Spacecraft 017 and the Saturn S-IVB (third) stage was orbiting the earth at an altitude of 9,544 nautical miles.
Topics: Environment, Apollo 4, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo program, Saturn V, Spacecraft, Apollo, Human Interest, West Africa, Atlantic ocean, Antarctica