The Earth Also Rises

the earthrise picture from 40 years ago

Sheril reminds us that it is 40 years to the day that this photograph was taken (by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission), and invites us to ponder how much has happened to and on it over the last 40, and how it might be in 2048. A good end of year meditation.

Happy Holidays to all!

[Update: A very good NPR piece on the mission and the photo is here, with audio and partial transcript.]

-cvj

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