Earthrise

Earthrise

. Expeditions to the Moon created a new image of the Earth as a blue and turquoise ball suspended all alone in the dark chill of outer space, light and round and shimmering like a bubble, flecked with delicate white clouds. This image was taken from the Apollo 8 spacecraft in 1968. (Courtesy of NASA.).

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University