<This picture (showing Africa and Antarctica) was taken on 7 December 1972, as the Apollo 17 spacecraft traveled to the moon as the last of the Apollo missions. A remarkably cloud-free Africa is at upper left, stretching down to the center of the image. Saudi Arabia is visible at the top of the disk and Antarctica and the south pole are at the bottom. Asia is on the horizon is at upper right.Please note, this site uses Adobe"s .pdf files. You will need Adobe acrobat reader to view these files. Click on the Adobe icon to obtain this free software.