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upper left printed in red ink: NASA / AS11-36-5355; on verso, upper center printed in purple ink: [NASA logo] NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION / HOUSTON, TEXAS 77058 / FOR RELEASE: / PHOTO NO. AS11-36-5355; upper center NASA copyright stamp in purple ink; center printed in purple ink: COLOR / 17 JULY 1969 / AS11-36-5355 / MANNED SPACECRAFT CENTER, HOUSTON, TEXAS / APOLLO 11 VIEW OF EARTH--- Most of Africa and portions of Europe / and Asian can be seen in this spectacular photograph taken from / the Apollo 11 spacecraft during its translunar coast toward the / Moon. Apollo 11, with Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael / Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. aboard, was already about / 98,000 nautical miles from Earth when this picture was made.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. (sale, Heritage Auctions, Dallas); Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

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Solomon, Dan and Mary
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