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"The most influential environmental photograph ever taken." -- Galen Rowell
Suddenly the Earth appeared out the window ...
They represent the beginning and the summit of whole Earth awareness. While the Earthrise showed the Earth in space, 'Blue marble' showed the Earth alone. Filling the frame, centered on Africa (mankind's place of origin), and looking both alone and alive, its message was not 'space' but 'home'.
The Apollo mission was a record of a particular historical moment: with Apollo 17, humankind's last trip (to date) beyond Earth's orbit..."
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