• Suddenly, from behind the rim of the moon, in long, slow-motion moments of immense majesty, there emerges a sparkling blue and white jewel, a light, delicate, sky-blue sphere laced with slowly swirling veils of white, rising gradually like a small pearl in a thick sea of black mystery. It takes more than a moment to fully realize this is Earth ... home. My view of our planet was a glimpse of divinity.

    Edgar Mitchell (2009). “The Way of the Explorer: An Apollo Astronaut's Journey Through the Material and Mystical Worlds: Easyread Large Bold Edition”, p.454,
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