Nightly News   |  January 26, 2012

New ‘amazing’ HD photo of Earth

NASA released a photo of the earth shot in October of 2011 dubbed the “most amazing high definition” picture ever taken of the planet. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> how many times have you seen this photo of the planet earth ? it was shot back in 1972 by apollo 17 . it shows our big blue marble . it still amazes us and sometimes makes us feel very small. when you look at that picture full in all its beauty, it holds up after all these years until you look at this. the earth in hd featuring our little corner shot in october last year. please note there are no blue or red states visible from state.