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10 of the most memorable space photos

Dec. 28, 2012, 3:18 p.m.
Earth as seen from the surface of Mars in 2004

Photo: NASA/JPL/Cornell/Texas A&M

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Earth from Mars

This photo is called "Earth From Mars," which was taken by NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit on March 8, 2004 and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Frank Wilczek of MIT selected this "far from beautiful" picture because it was the first image of Earth seen from the surface of a planet beyond the moon.