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Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke on the Moon, …

Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke on the Moon, April 23, 1972. (NASA)

ON THIS DAY: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young wo…

ON THIS DAY: Apollo 16 astronaut John Young works at the lunar rover on April 22, 1972. (NASA)

“Earth Day” by Robert Leydenfrost, 1970.

Earth Day” by Robert Leydenfrost, 1970.

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The Moon, April 22, 1972.

The Moon, April 22, 1972.

Planet Earth on July 26, 1971, as seen from th…

Planet Earth on July 26, 1971, as seen from the Apollo 15 spacecraft as it zoomed toward the Moon. (Apollo Archive)

The first Earth Day in New York, April 22, 197…

The first Earth Day in New York, April 22, 1970, photo by Dennis Stock, Magnum.

Planet Earth, seen from the Apollo 11 spacecra…

Planet Earth, seen from the Apollo 11 spacecraft as it orbited the Moon, July 1969.

(NASA)

The first Earth Day, New York City, April 22, …

The first Earth Day, New York City, April 22, 1970. Photos by Leonard Freed.

The Moon, April 22, 1972.

The Moon, April 22, 1972.

The first Earth Day, New York, April 22, 1970….

The first Earth Day, New York, April 22, 1970. Photo by Dennis Stock, Magnum.