Earth, Our Home Planet
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
The U.S. Global Change Research Program has made a 70-year global precipitation model. Continuing greenhouse gas emission levels (A2) produce a more severe outlook than an alternative (B1) based on worldwide cooperation in environmental policy.
Guinness World Records has honored Landsat 5's nearly 30 years in space.
"We'll have a big effect on this rock ", says Denton S. Ebel (Chair, Division of Physical Sciences - American Museum of Natural History) in a chat with SPACE.com about asteroid 2012 DA14's near-Earth flyby. Gravitational pull effects are examined.
This cool space wallpaper shows The Uvs Nuur Basin in Mongolia and the Russian Federation is the northernmost of the enclosed basins of Central Asia.
Former NASA astronaut Piers Sellers tells SPACE.com what it's like to see our home planet from above.
Watch as satellites reveal how hurricanes form and how dust fertilizes the Amazon.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
The orbit of 150-foot-wide asteroid space rock takes it within 17,200 miles of Earth at its closest approach on February 15th, 2013.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission is set to lift off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
The next Landsat satellite will monitor water supplies and retreating glaciers, among other things.
See how NASA's Landsat satellite constellation has revolutionized our understanding of Earth over 40 yearsa in this SPACE.com infographic.
The video shows the genesis of snowstorm Nemo was captured over two days by NOAA's GOES-13 satellite.
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission is slated to blast off Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
The powerful storm expected to blanket the northeast United States in snow was spotted from space.
NOVA's new special, 'Earth From Space' provides a stunning look at our planet from an astounding perspective. Viewers will see Saharan dust fertilizing the Amazon, a deep submarine waterfall in Antarctica, and the Atlantic's hurricane generator.
In this image from the Envisat satellite, clouds cover the North Sea and sweep down to the strait between Denmark (lower-right corner) and Norway (upper-centre).
A storm from the Atlantic and cold air from Scandinavia combined to create snow conditions.
Moon Astronomy Lesson: Learn more about moon phases, a waxing and waning crescent or gibbous moon and the lunar cycles of Earth’s moon each month at SPACE.com.