Here’s looking at you …

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This photograph was taken in 1960 as Joseph Kittinger jumped from a balloon at an altitude of 19 miles.

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This amazing photograph was taken during Felix Baumgartner’s record breaking jump from a high altitude balloon in October 2012. He is 24 miles high.

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This is the first photograph of the Earth from space taken from a V2 rocket in 1946 at an altitude of 65 miles.

Astronaut Ed White performs America's first Space walk in 1965 at a distance of about 120 miles.

Astronaut Ed White performs America’s first Space walk in 1965 at a distance of about 120 miles.

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Astronaut Tracey Caldwell Dyson does a spot of Earthgazing on board the International Space Station some 250 miles from the ground up in 2010.

The famous Blue Marble Shot taken at a distance of 28,000 miles by an astronaut on the Apollo 17 mission in 1972.

The famous Blue Marble Shot taken at a distance of 28,000 miles by an astronaut on the Apollo 17 mission in 1972.

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This was taken during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968 at a distance of 240,000 miles.

This is a picture taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft in 1977 at a distance of 7.25 million miles.

This is a picture of Earth and the Moon taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft in 1977 from 7.25 million miles.

And ... another picture taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft in 1994 at a distance of 4 billion miles.

Picture taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft in 1994 at a distance of 4 billion miles.

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