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NASA Reenacts 1968 Creation of Iconic Earth Photo

On December 24, 1968, as the astronauts of Apollo 8 orbited the Moon, they caught an amazing view of the Earth rising over the lunar horizon. They were the first humans to see it. The view came as a surprise, so the astronauts scrambled to the get the right film in the camera to preserve the moment forever. Too late to get the image in color from one window, astronaut William Andrews, with an assist from James Lovell, got the shot as their spacecraft turned, offering another...

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