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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  • Craig

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

  • Mike

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

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