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Earth, Our Home Planet

Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
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Earth Day from Space: Satellite Snaps Far-Out Photo (Image)
 Satellite View of the Americas on Earth Day
April 22nd, 2014
A U.S. satellite has captured the ultimate Earth Day view from space, showing the entire planet in a stunning group shot of humanity. The photo, taken today (April 22) to mark Earth Day, was captured by the GOES-East satellite at 7:45 a.m. EDT (1145 GMT)
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Chilean Port City Fire Seen from Space (Photo)
forest fire in Chile
April 15th, 2014
A fire ravaging the scenic city of Valparaiso, Chile, is visible from satellite on April 13, 2014. So far, 15 people have died in the fire, and thousands of homes have been destroyed.
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NASA Earth Day Events Celebrate Our Home Planet: A Space Fan Guide
Blue Marble from Suomi NPP
April 22nd, 2014
Today marks the annual celebration of our home planet.NASA has a slew of live events planned to highlight what makes Earth so special. NASA also has many online activities available, too. Here's our NASA Earth Day guide.
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Geologic Wonder: See the Grand Canyon from Space
Grand Canyon from Space
April 15th, 2014
In a new image taken by astronauts on the International Space Station, the Grand Canyon stretches across the Colorado Plateau. Entrance to the National Park is free this weekend, April 19 and 20, 2014.
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