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This is a Photo of Earth Captured During Apollo 15



Apollo 15 was the 4th NASA mission to land astronauts on the moon. On the way home in early August 1971, Command Module Pilot Alfred Worden picked up a Hasselblad camera on board and captured this amazing shot of the crescent Earth, illuminated by sunlight from the side and basked in the beam of a lens flare.

This particular 70mm film magazine (#99) contained spectroscopic film for ultraviolet photographs. The photo is officially titled “AS15-99-13487.”