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Here are some earth from space pics. You can make any of these images into your computer desktop wallpaper. Just click on an image to enlarge it, and then choose “Set as Desktop Background”.
This photo of Oahu Island in Hawaii was taken in September 1988 from the International Space Station. Oahu ranks third among the islands of Hawaii and the most important being the headquarters of the United States Pacific Command and the Pearl Harbor Naval Complex.
Here’s a nice view of the earth obtained by the Apollo 8 mission on December 29, 1968. The Apollo 8 mission is the first human spaceflight mission to leave the Earth’s orbit.
This spectacular photo of the earth was taken in November 22, 2009 from the International Space Station during the STS-129 mission of the Atlantis space shuttle.
Here’s a nice image of the earth in crescent. This image was taken by the Optical Spectroscopic and Infrared Remote Imaging System (OSIRIS) camera flying on board the Rosetta spacecraft in November 2007.
This image of the tropical storm Gustav located west of Jamaica was taken from the International Space Station on August 29, 2008. Tropical Storm Gustav was has recorded a maximum sustained wind of 155 mph.
We’ve also recorded an episode of Astronomy Cast all about planet Earth. Listen here, Episode 51: Earth.