Event | Lectures and Symposia Earthrise: Celebrating the Photograph that Changed (How We View) the World
Date and Location
When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT
Where: Thomas Jefferson Building - LJ 119
10 1st Street SE, Washington, DC 20540
The event is free, but tickets are required, and there may be special restrictions. Click the "Get Tickets" link below for more information and to secure your ticket.
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On Christmas Eve, 1968, the NASA crew on Apollo 8 took the Earthrise photograph, the first photo of the earth from the perspective of the moon. It was immediately influential, and the first Earth Day followed soon after, in the spring of 1970.
Please join Bruce Clarke, Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, who will moderate a discussion on the rich cultural impact of the photo on the US space program and the environmental movement.
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A display and reception will follow the discussion.