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Earth from the Moon: A Different Perspective on the Harvest Moon
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Earth from the Moon: A Different Perspective on the Harvest Moon

This image from Apollo 11 shows the Earth rising over the limb of the Moon much as the Harvest Moon does from our planetary perspective. Over the stark, scarred surface of the moon, the Earth floats in the void of space, a watery jewel swathed in ribbons of clouds.

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Earth and Moon from Mars
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Earth and Moon from Mars

A powerful telescope on a satellite orbiting Mars turned its gaze back on Earth.

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Earthrise 1966
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Earthrise 1966

Long before man journeyed to the moon and looked back at the tiny, fragile planet that houses humanity, lunar orbiters were sending back pictures of home.

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The Dark Side and the Bright Side
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The Dark Side and the Bright Side

The Deep Space Climate Observatory has captured a unique view of the Moon as it passed between the spacecraft and Earth.

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The Six Million-Mile View of Earth and Moon
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The Six Million-Mile View of Earth and Moon

This image shows Earth and the Moon from six million miles away.

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Earthrise Reimagined
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Earthrise Reimagined

Cameras on a lunar orbiter and some clever image processing techniques led to a new take on a historic image of the Earth and Moon.

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Earth from the Moon
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Earth from the Moon

Orbiting the Moon 372,335 kilometers away from Earth, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter captured this image of Earth on June 12, 2010.

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To the Moon! Lunar Missions Successfully Launch
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To the Moon! Lunar Missions Successfully Launch

After waiting out a thunderstorm, NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite rocketed off the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 5:32 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on June 18, 2009. This photograph captures the pair of spacecraft as they were lifting off.

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Apollo 11 Landing Site
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Apollo 11 Landing Site

The descent stage of Apollo 11's Lunar Module is visible on the surface of the moon 40 years after the first lunar landing.

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Earth and Moon from Mercury
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Earth and Moon from Mercury

Looking back from its orbit around Mercury, MESSENGER captured this view of Earth and the Moon on May 6, 2010.

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Getting a Little Boost from Home
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Getting a Little Boost from Home

In October 2013, NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew past the Earth to steal some energy for a ride to Jupiter. Along the way, it also stole some glimpses of home.

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