Earth, Our Home Planet

Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
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Giant Washington Wildfire Spotted from Space (Photo)
Western Wildfires from Space, August 2015
August 25th, 2015
A new photo, which was taken Sunday by NASA's Aqua satellite, shows just how bad this fire season has gotten in the western United States. Dozens of active blazes are visible throughout California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
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Astronaut Captures Spectacular Time-Lapse Videos of Earth from Space
Auroras from Space on Aug. 16, 2015
August 20th, 2015
As Scott Kelly sails on through his year-long mission, the veteran NASA astronaut has beamed down several videos from his perch on the International Space Station.
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New NASA Model Maps Sea Level Rise Like Never Before (Video)
New NASA Map of Sea-Level Rise
August 26th, 2015
A new NASA model is showing just how fast sea levels are rising around the world as a result of climate change.
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Enormous Red Sprites Seen From Space (Update)
Sorms Over Southern Mexico
August 18th, 2015
In TWO stunning orbital photos, a thunderstorm over Mexico generated two huge, red sprites reaching into space.Ω
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SpaceVR Kickstarter Project Aims to Put Virtual-Reality Camera in Space
SpaceVR's 'Overview One' Camera
August 10th, 2015
SpaceVR launched a Kickstarter campaign today (Aug. 10) to help get its high-definition 3D camera, known as "Overview One," to the International Space Station.
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My Planet from Space: UN Photo Exhibit Showcases Earth's Stunning Beauty
Kansas, United States of America
August 14th, 2015
All of the images at the My Planet from Space exhibit, showing in New York until Sept. 9, were taken by satellites to help researchers diagnose the state of the planet. The exhibit's curator, Viviana Panaccia, wants its viewers to do the same.
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