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Apollo 10
Apollo 10 view of the Earth

An Apollo 10 view of Earth from 26,000 nautical miles photographed from the spacecraft during its translunar journey toward the Moon. While the Yucatan Peninsula is obscured by clouds, nearly all of Mexico north of the Istmus of Tehuantepec can be clearly delineated. The Gulf of California and Baja California and the San Joaquin Valley can be easily identified. Also, the delta of the Rio Grande River and the Texas coast are visible.

Catalog Date: 18 May 1969
Film Type: 70mm
NASA image: AS10-34-5013

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