Earth as Seen from Apollo 4
April 22, 2003
Atlantic Ocean, 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 8,628 nautical miles.
Topics: Environment, Apollo spacecraft, Apollo 4, Apollo program, Human Interest, Apollo, Saturn V, Spacecraft, Antarctica, Atlantic ocean