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LOIRP Webcast
12.10.09
 
The world's first view of Earth as released to the public, taken by Lunar Orbiter I. 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.

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LOIRP image of Earth. A newly restored 42-year-old image of Earth. The Lunar Orbiter 1 spacecraft took the iconic photograph of Earth rising above the lunar surface in 1966. Using refurbished machinery and modern digital technology, NASA produced the image at a much higher resolution than was possible when it was originally taken.

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Keith Cowing and Dennis Wingo hosted a Webcast on the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project (LOIRP) at the NASA Ames Research Park on December 10, 2009. View the video here.

For more information, visit: http://www.moonviews.com/