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Capturing "Earthrise" from Apollo 8

Clip: Season 45 Episode 18 | 1m 45s Video has closed captioning.

Bill Anders was looking for a spot to land on the moon when he saw the Earth appear over the horizon. Many consider the resulting photo, “Earthrise,” to be one of the most important photos of the 20th century.

Aired: 12/26/18

Rating: NR

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