NASA’s first television picture of Earth from space
Image by NASA Goddard Photo and Video
This NASA image was taken on April 1, 1960 by TIROS 1. This was the first television picture of Earth from space.
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center is home to the nation’s largest organization of combined scientists, engineers and technologists that build spacecraft, instruments and new technology to study the Earth, the sun, our solar system, and the universe.