Help Shape the Future of Space Exploration

Join The Planetary Society Now  arrow.png

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts

    Please leave this field empty
The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Earthrise over the lunar horizon from Apollo 8

Filed under pics of Earth by planetary missions, NASA lunar missions before 2005, pretty pictures, human spaceflight, Earth, the Moon, global views

Go Back

Earthrise over the lunar horizon from Apollo 8 Earth rose over the lunar horizon as Apollo 8 completed the first manned trip behind the far side of the Moon. The mission also returned the first live television coverage of the lunar surface, on December 24, 1968.

NASA

Original image data dated on or about December 24, 1968.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.

 

Other Related Images

Comments:

Leave a Comment:

You must be logged in to submit a comment. Log in now.

Space in Images

Pretty pictures and
awe-inspiring science.

See More

Join the New Millennium Committee

Let’s invent the future together!

Become a Member

Connect With Us

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more…
Continue the conversation with our online community!