Between the Earth and the Moon - (FILE) -- This view is of the Lunar Module Challenger from the Apollo 17 spacecraft after docking maneuvers following launch on December 7, 1972. The white dots surrounding the lunar module are debris from the Saturn S-IVB stage separation.  This photo is part of the book "Apollo: Through the Eyes of the Astronauts" published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing on July 20, 1969..Credit: NASA via CNP
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Apollo 17
Between the Earth and the Moon - (FILE) -- This view is of the Lunar Module Challenger from the Apollo 17 spacecraft after docking maneuvers following launch on December 7, 1972. The white dots surrounding the lunar module are debris from the Saturn S-IVB stage separation. This photo is part of the book "Apollo: Through the Eyes of the Astronauts" published to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing on July 20, 1969..Credit: NASA via CNP

Filename: 120772Apollo_17_01.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 14 Jun 2009
Location: Between the Earth and the Moon
Credit: NASA via CNP
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