Current Location:
Section 07 (VS) -> Top Shelf (VS07)
Location Notes:
IDC; Vertical Storage; Section 7; Top Shelf

Moon

Artwork
Identifier:
2013.70.3
Credit:
GVSU Collection Courtesy of NASA Images
Medium:
Digital Photograph
Date:
1966
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 17 in Width: 40 in
Historical Context:
The world's first view of Earth as released to the public taken by a spacecraft from the vicinity of the Moon. The photo was transmitted to Earth by the United States Lunar Orbiter I and received at the NASA tracking station at Robledo De Chavela near Madrid, Spain. This crescent of the Earth was photographed August 23, 1966 at 16:35 GMT when the spacecraft was on its 16th orbit and just about to pass behind the Moon.