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SMART-1 Earthrise

SMART-1 Earthrise

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SMART-1 Earthrise
The SMART-1 lunar probe, a European Space Agency mission, captured this sequence of images as the Earth disappeared behind the moon and then re-emerged. The prominent landform is Brazil.

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Original image data dated on or about August 29, 2006

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