Východ Země / Earthrise

The film explains the circumstances of the creation of the first photo of Earth from space which has become one of the most reproduced images in history. Get to know the Apollo 8 mission, its crew, and the photo itself. The film introduces the story of one of the most famous Earth photos told by those who took it. Jim Lowell, Frank Borman, and Bill Anders talk about their experiences and feelings regarding the historic space flight. What is it like to see Earth as a small marble? The aim of the Apollo 8 mission was to circle the Moon. The astronauts recall the darkness of space behind the Moon and the contrast between its grey surface and the blue Earth. Their stories are accompanied by footage from the spacecraft’s cockpit.