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Seen from 240,000 miles away, the Earth was a

Seen from 240,000 miles away, the Earth was a "grand oasis in the big vastness of space," according to astronaut Jim Lovell. His crewmate Bill Anders would comment, "How finite the Earth looks... there's no frame around it. It's hanging there, the only color in the black vastness of space, like a dust mote in infinity."

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