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Scale models of manmade wonders are usually the stuff of gimmicky travel souvenirs, but could you resist a faithful replica that was a topographic clone of our closest celestial body? We didn't think so. Dedicated to the super moon that brought his catastrophe-stricken nation comfort, Japanese de...

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June 30, 2011 at 8:43AM
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Late last year, we sat in awe peeping the pictures of Earth captured by the KAGUYA satellite, but we're fairly certain we've spotted Engadget HQ in the latest grabs. All kidding aside, the latest HD Earthrise movie is even more desirable than the last due to this one being a "full" Earthrise, and ...

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The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) KAGUYA satellite that we talked about before has now turned its HDTV eye back towards the big blue marble that is Earth. The HD eye in the sky has recast one of the most famous photos ever, the "Earthrise" captured during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968...

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