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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…

5 years ago

From Russia With Love: A Singularly Stunning Image of Earth

[/caption] Unlike most satellite images of Earth, this one was not assembled from multiple swath scans or digitally projected onto…

8 years ago

Earth Has Less Water Than You Think

[/caption] If you were to take all of the water on Earth -- all of the fresh water, sea water,…

8 years ago

Earthrise, Revisited

On December 24, 1968, Apollo 8 astronauts Frank Borman, William Anders and Jim Lovell were the first humans to witness…

9 years ago

NASA’s Blue Marble…Side B.

[/caption] In response to last week's incredibly popular "Blue Marble" image, NASA and NOAA have released a companion version, this…

9 years ago