The Blue Marble facts for kids
The Blue Marble is a photograph of the Earth. It was made on December 2, 1972, by the crew of the Apollo 17 spacecraft. At that time they were on their way to the Moon at a distance of about 18,000 miles (29,000 km) from the Earth. It is one of the most reproduced images in human history.
Images for kids
Black Marble – North and South America at night, Hurricane Sandy can be seen off the coast of Florida.
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