On Christmas Eve 1968 the Apollo 8 astronauts were the first humans to see the Earth rise over the Moon.
Iconic is an overused word, but this image certainly is. It still moves me to see how fragile and beautiful Earth looks.
To celebrate Earth day NASA Goddard has used hi res footage from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and historical images and sounds to recreate the moments when Lovell, Anders & Borman saw our planet appear from behind the Moon.
Click on the link to see the video - it plays for just under a minute. Earthrise Revisited