earth from space

NASA’s Aqua Satellite Watches Ships Crossing the Atlantic Ocean

A new image released by NASA's Aqua satellite shows a beautiful pattern of clouds created by ships criss-crossing the Atlantic…

4 years ago

You Can’t See the Great Wall of China From Space, But You Can See Their Giant Solar Farm

While the Great Wall of China is not readily visible from space (we debunked that popular myth here) there are…

5 years ago

Gorgeous Views of Earth from Space Ring in New Year 2016 From the Space Station and Beyond

Happy New Year 2016 from the International Space Station and Beyond! Behold Earth ! Courtesy of our Human and Robotic…

6 years ago

This is Our Planet From a Million Miles Away

This picture of our home planet truly is EPIC – literally! The full-globe image was acquired with NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (aka…

6 years ago

Exquisite Views of Earth’s Cities Featured in First Ultra HD Videos from Space Station

A trio of Earth’s cities come to life like never before with today’s (June 17) publication of the first ever…

6 years ago

This Is the Very First Photo of Earth From Space

These days we see photos of our planet taken from space literally every day. Astronauts living aboard the International Space Station,…

7 years ago

A Hybrid Solar Eclipse Seen From Earth… and Space

The final eclipse for 2013 was a grand event, witnessed across the Atlantic and the heart of Africa this past…

8 years ago

Could Cassini See You On “The Day The Earth Smiled?”

So along with the rest of the world, you smiled. You waved. You went outside on July 19, wherever you…

8 years ago

No, This Image Was Not Taken from the Space Station, But it Sure Looks Like It

I love those images taken from the International Space Station that show the Moon rising or setting above Earth's limb,…

8 years ago