Unlike Earthrise , the seminal photograph of a partial Earth with the Moon in the foreground taken by Apollo 8 in , Marble shows the planet in all its spherical glory, thanks to a flight plan that directed Apollo 17 over the Southern Hemisphere at midday at the peak of the southern summer. No wonder the ecology movement seized upon it to convey the message that Earth is a last-chance habitat in the blackness of space. Arthur C. Clarke, the British-born sci-fi visionary and author of A Space Odyssey , says from Sri Lanka that the image was the "first clear picture of the full Earth that most people ever saw, and at the time they were beginning to be concerned about environmental problems.
NASA officially credits the photograph to the entire Apollo 17 crew: commander Eugene Cernan, 78, who is a consultant in Houston after leaving the agency and running an aeronautics firm; command module pilot Ronald Evans, who died in ; and lunar module pilot Harrison "Jack" Schmitt, 67, who in was elected to one term as a U. Senator from New Mexico and is a consultant in Albuquerque. Continue or Give a Gift.
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