The first photo taken of Earth taken by humans from space

This is "Earthrise", a photo that changed our perception of the world…#TBT

In 1968…

Here is the first photo of Earth taken by humans from space. It was taken on December 24, 1968, by three American astronauts and is considered a key moment in global ecological awareness.

This photo was taken during the Apollo 8 mission but fell into obscurity because of the Apollo 11 mission led by Neil Armstrong, which took place six months later. However, Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders, were the first men to leave the Earth’s orbit, to discover the dark side of the Moon and, above all, to witness an Earth rise.

In 2003, the photo “Earthrise” was named by Life magazine one of the “100 Photographs that Changed the World.”


03/19/2020 11:44 AM


  • Phyllis C.
    05/21/2020 00:22

    The beautiful blue planet earth.

  • Parau V.
    04/29/2020 10:31


  • Michael I.
    04/26/2020 03:53


  • Tukala T.
    04/24/2020 07:45


  • Chần D.
    04/23/2020 19:01

    Fake image! Nasa is the biggest hoax in the human history! Learn the Bible. THE EARTH IS FLAT! 👍

  • Phil Y.
    04/23/2020 17:40

    Holy shit! Not only is it flat, but it's not even a complete circle. There's a chunk missing. Get me off this thing! HEEEEEELLLPP!!!! 🤯

  • Werner L.
    04/23/2020 15:26

    Wat has this to do whit the Coronavirus?

  • Nicholas C.
    04/23/2020 14:39


  • Jan D.
    04/23/2020 12:26

    Why we should all follow our own drummer. I remember seeing this photo in the news media in real time in 1968 when the astronauts sent it back to earth. Thought it was so awesome. Wanted to see it again. It was gone, and never saw 'Earthrise' again for a very long time, and I had expressed my regret to others..'It was a beautiful picture, and why is it not published anywhere? Why?' Thought that was very strange. (No, we didn't have Google then!) Now it's one of the 100 most photographs that changed the world. Amazing.

  • Roy v.
    04/23/2020 11:30

    Cgi is such an amazing thing

  • Kevin D.
    04/23/2020 11:06

    I wonder how Mother Earth looks like now

  • Humphrey J.
    04/23/2020 10:56

    Flat Earth Movement left the group... 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Mark P.
    04/23/2020 10:45

    I guess they were looking down from the top so it looks round! LOL!

  • Osman S.
    04/23/2020 09:30

    Chokalai Wardak

  • Oliver W.
    04/23/2020 08:46


  • Kent O.
    04/23/2020 08:02


  • Tom O.
    04/23/2020 07:09

    Photo is a fake it's supposed to be flat😆

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