Earthrise in HD

In November 2007, Japan’s Kaguya spacecraft orbited the moon with a high-def camera onboard. You can see the first HD footage of an “earthrise” and “earthset” by checking out these still images (Earthrise and Earthset). The video above gives you a good look at what an “Earthrise” looks like from outer space.


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  1. Craig says . . . | July 9, 2011 / 6:36 pm

    Beautiful. VO distracting and entirely unnecessary though. The picture itself says everything that needs to be said.

  2. Mike says . . . | July 9, 2011 / 8:50 pm

    Kind of idiotic voice over — but it was done in Japan, so what can you expect. But amazing footage!

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