Earth from Space
December 5, 2013
I saw this picture in a popular magazine when I was 14, courtesy of the Apollo 8 mission. These were the first photographs of Earth ever, and they were stunning. I've been enthralled by a great many pictures of space since then, but the effect of this one, looking down as it were on the home planet, has stayed with me.
Space rarely makes a strong showing in national elections, despite the major state of transition NASA finds itself in today.
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