Earth, Our Home Planet
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
The plankton blooms occur most springs.
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Smoke plumes drifting west over the Pacific Ocean from California's Springs fire, near Los Angeles were captured by NASA's GOES-WEST satellite on May 3, 2013.
Chris Hadfield took part in today's (April 22) Earth Day festivities from space.
This stunning space wallpaper is based largely on observations from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) — a sensor aboard the Terra Satellite — on July 11, 2005.
See amazing views of the Earth from space in this NASA gallery of satellite photos.
The comet that is set for a Thanksgiving encounter with the Sun, may just give Earth more than spectacular '3rd' row view. In January 2014, the third planet from the Sun will cross through a stream of debris left behind by the comet.
The new film starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster is based in the year 2154, where Earth is in tatters and a space station, called Elysium, is the home of the privileged. In theaters August 9, 2013.
An area covering northern Namibia and southern Angola is pictured in this stunning space wallpaper. Running across this Kompsat-2 satellite image, the Okavango River forms the border between Namibia to the south and Angola to the north.
NASA has compiled some of the best imagery attained of our world in 2012. Imagery and animations from the Space Station and multiple Earth observing missions were used.
Amazing views of Earth from space will launch into IMAX theaters in 2015.
The comet ISON is making what astronomers believe is its first trip through the inner solar system, taking a sweltering pass by the sun (making ISON a 'sungrazing' comet) and then back past Earth in December.
Colorado River's majestic span seen from space.
About every 2 years, the Sun blocks Earth's view of Mars (solar conjunction) for a couple of weeks. During that time, talking to our assets on the ground and on orbit around the Red Planet, is somewhat of a challenge.
During the equinox, night and day are almost the same length.