Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their experiences and memories and explores the beauty, awe, and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space. This iconic image had a powerful impact on the astronauts and the world, offering a perspective that transcended national, political, and religious boundaries. Told 50 years later, Earthrise compels us to remember this shift and to reflect on the Earth as a shared home.
Adapted from the documentary “Earthrise” by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee and Adam Loften, this multimedia story takes you into the Apollo 8 astronauts’ experience of capturing the first image of the Earth from space in 1968.
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