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Apollo 8 Mission Control at 68 hours

It has often been remarked that the irony of Apollo 8 was that it set out to explore the Moon, but really ended up 'discovering' the Earth. In this view, mission controllers gaze awestruck at a view of the Home Planet on the large monitor during the cislunar coast. Photo Credit: NASA

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