American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The rising of the earth above the horizon as seen from the moon.
- earth + rise (Wiktionary)
“Everest, but I just learned that the STS-130 patch was inspired by the "earthrise" photo that Dennis Wingo and our team at the Lunar Orbiter Image Recovery Project released in Nov. 2008.”
“They eventually agreed to let me have it and 'earthrise' went on to become the official Earth Summit album and also a no. 1 album in the UK charts.”
“As the capsule curved round the edge of the Moon, it was creating the only kind of earthrise that was possible-a man-made one.”
“And the great symbol remains, that remarkable view of earthrise.”
“In November 2008, the team recovered their first image: a famous picture of an earthrise taken by Lunar Orbiter 1 on 23 August 1966.”
“Can you imagine it sending chills up your spine and tears in your eyes such as when the crew of Apollo 8 read Genesis on live TV on Christmas eve from the moon, as we saw earthrise for the first time in human history?”
“At on point, he shows two pictures of earth, one with the sun almost directly being Apollo 17; the other, the first image from space, from the moon, generally called earthrise.”
“They saw not sunrise, but earthrise from out there by the moon.”
“They saw not sunrise but earthrise from out there by the moon.”
“Apollo 8 orbited the moon and took the very famous picture of the earthrise over the horizon of the moon.”
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