The Expedition 39 launch LIVE from NASA via UStream.
Lauch time 21:17 UTC (5:17 EDT)by
Very nice! This is an Earthrise image taken by Lunar Orbiter 1 in 1966. The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) just released the newly enhanced image they call: the “Other Earthrise.
The image is actually one of two images taken. The first of the pair was released by NASA is of course famous and one you’ve probably seen before.
There is a great story and more images at Moon Views – The Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP).by