The Blue Marble

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The Blue Marble—Yird as seen bi Apollo 17 in 1972

The Blue Marble is a famous photae o the Yird, taken on December 7, 1972, bi the crew o the Apollo 17 spacecraft, at a distance o aboot 45,000 kilometers (28,000 miles). It is ane o the maist iconic, an amang the maist widely distributit images in human history.[1][2]

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  1. Petsko, Gregory A (2011). "The blue marble". Genome Biology. 12 (4): 112. doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-4-112. 
  2. "Apollo 17: The Blue Marble". ehartwell.com. 2007-04-25. Archived frae the oreeginal on January 9, 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-18.