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Earthrise photo from Christmas Eve 1968

On Christmas Eve in 1968, the Apollo astronauts photographed the rise of the Earth over the moon in one of the most frequently used photos of all time, accompanied by a reading from the Book of Genesis.  Today you can remember that along with more recent photos and videos of Earth rise and set from this 2008 column by Andrew Revkin of the New York Times at  May we all remember that we live together on one planet and that it is a precious jewel in the universe because it is our home.

Source: NASA