23 August 2015

Sunday marks 49 years since Lunar Orbiter 1 photo

First picture taken from the moon of Earth.
The first ever photo of Earth taken from another world was snapped on Aug. 23, 1966. The photo was taken from the Lunar Orbiter One, which captured the image from near the surface of the moon 13 days after it was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla.