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Earthrise : how man first saw the Earth

Author: Robert Poole
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2008.
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"Earthrise" tells the remarkable story of the first photographs of Earth fromspace and the totally unexpected impact of those images.
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Genre/Form: Photographs
Remote-sensing images
Photographs from space
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Poole, Robert.
Earthrise.
New Haven, [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)623089820
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Poole
ISBN: 9780300137668 0300137664 9780300164039 0300164033
OCLC Number: 216936080
Description: xvi, 236 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Timeline --
Earthrise, seen for the first time by human eyes --
Apollo 8: from the moon to the Earth --
A short history of the whole Earth --
From landscape to planet --
Blue marble --
An astronaut's view of Earth --
From Cold War to open skies --
From spaceship Earth to Mother Earth --
Gaia --
The discovery of Earth.
Responsibility: Robert Poole.
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