A new perspective on the earth

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. ‘Apollo 17 Images | National Air and Space Museum’. Accessed 11 July 2019. https://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/apollo-program/images/?mission=17.
1972 photographs of earth from space released by NASA following the Apollo 17 mission

These photographs of the earth showed a previously unseen perspective on our planet

Shaping our perception of the earth today

Questioning how we think about shared responsibility, borders, climate change, notions of the other, the unknown, the beyond

Leading to new ways of mapping the earth’s surface, our control over it and our position on it