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Apollo 8
View of the earth transmitted during live televition transmission Apollo 8

View of the earth that was transmitted back from space during the live television transmission from the Apollo 8 spacecraft on the third day of its journey toward the moon. This view is looking through a spacecraft window. At the time of this TV transmission, Apollo 8 was traveling on its translunar course at about 3,254 ft per second, and was some 176,533 miles from earth.

Catalog Date: 23 December 1968
Film Type: 4x5 BW
NASA image: S68-55809

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