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published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
This web article from NASA's Visible Earth presents a classic photograph of Earth taken from the Apolo 17 mission in 1972, which includes the south polar ice cap. The article contains several downloadable images, and links are provided for more information.
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Astronomy
- Solar System
= Earth
- Space Exploration
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Reference Material
= Article
- Audio/Visual
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image credit: NASA Johnson Space Center/Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth; image source; larger image This resource was a Physics To Go feature from June 1, 2009 until June 16, 2009. View the feature here!


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Record Creator: Metadata instance created May 27, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Nov 16, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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when Cataloged:
June 8, 2006
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Record Link
AIP Format
(Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2009), WWW Document, (http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55418).
AJP/PRST-PER
The Blue Marble from Apollo 17 (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2009), <http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55418>.
APA Format
The Blue Marble from Apollo 17. (2006, June 8). Retrieved August 31, 2014, from Goddard Space Flight Center: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55418
Chicago Format
Goddard Space Flight Center. The Blue Marble from Apollo 17. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, June 8, 2006. http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55418 (accessed 31 August 2014).
MLA Format
The Blue Marble from Apollo 17. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, 2009. 8 June 2006. 31 Aug. 2014 <http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/view.php?id=55418>.
BibTeX Export Format
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EndNote Export Format

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