This Week in IT History: The Blue Marble

The Apollo 17 crew was speeding away from Earth on its way to a lunar landing. Someone among the crew (unidentified) snapped a photo that's been dubbed ever since as "The Blue Marble." The trip was noteworthy for the amazing image, but also because a week later Apollo 17 mission commander Eugene Cernan would be the last person to set foot on the moon.

Posted by Michael Domingo on 12/09/2010 at 11:59 AM


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