Passings: William Anders, Astronaut who Shot 'Earthrise,' Dies in Plane Crash

By David Schonauer   Monday June 10, 2024

Above: William Anders shot “Earthrise” on Christmas Eve, 1968

Astronaut William Anders, who flew on the first manned space mission to orbit the moon and who took one of the most significant images of the 20th century—the color photograph “Earthrise,” which is credited with inspiring the modern environmental movement—died …

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