Get out your
red/blue glasses and
this remarkable stereo view from lunar orbit.
Created from two photographs
taken by astronaut Michael Collins
during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the 3D
features the lunar module ascent stage, dubbed The Eagle, as it rises to
meet the command module in lunar orbit.
Aboard the ascent stage are
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, the first to
walk on the Moon.
The smooth, dark area on the lunar
surface is Mare Smythii located
just below the equator on the extreme eastern edge of the Moon's
Poised beyond the lunar horizon, is our
fair planet Earth.
Apollo 11, NASA -
Copyright: John Kaufmann