Earthrise from Lunar Orbiter 1
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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about August 23, 1966
Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project at NASA Ames Research Center. They obtained the original data tapes from the mission (the last surviving set) and restored original FR-900 tape drives to operational condition using both 60s era parts and modern electronics. A 1.2 GB full resolution version of the image is available from NASA here. " />
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