View of Earth taken by Apollo 11 crewmembers



Washington, DC, United States

AS11-36-5337 (16 July 1969) --- This view of Earth showing clouds over its surface was photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft during its translunar journey toward the moon. The spacecraft was already about 10,000 nautical miles from Earth when this picture was taken. Portions of the land mass of North America and Central America can be seen. Aboard Apollo 11 were astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.


  • Title: View of Earth taken by Apollo 11 crewmembers
  • Date Created: 1969-07-16
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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