NASA Photo ID: AS08-12-2196        File Name: 10074971.jpg
Film Type: 70mm BW                 Date Taken: 12/24/68
Title: View of crater Tsiolkovsky taken from Apollo 8 spacecraft
This is a view of the large crater Tsiolkovsky as photographed by the 
astronauts during the Apollo 8 lunar orbit mission, looking east toward the 
lunar horizon. Tsiolkovsky is approximately 150 statute miles in diameter.
It  was first identified and named by the Russians from photographs taken
by  their unmanned Luna III spacecraft.                 

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APOLLO 8                                
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ONBOARD ACTIVITIES                      

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