Earth as Seen from Apollo 17
May 9, 2003
Apollo 17 astronauts took this picture of Earth on their way to the Moon. Most of Australia (center) and part of Antarctica are visible in this photo of a three-quarters Earth, recorded with a 70mm handheld Hasselblad camera using a 250mm lens.
Topics: Apollo program, Human spaceflight, Space exploration, Environment, Human Interest, Antarctica, Australia, Examination of Apollo Moon photographs, The Blue Marble, Hasselblad, Apollo 1, Apollo 17, Moon