Earth, Our Home Planet
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
The camera revealed a never-seen-before phenomenon.
Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, yet still has shadowy secrets.
This Envisat image shows the island of Elba off Italy’s north western coast in this stunning space wallpaper.
Ambient noise generated by the planet sheds light on its inner layers.
The map helps to measure sea level rise and ocean circulation.
The Tibesti Mountains, located mostly in Chad with the northern slopes extending into Libya, are captured in this amazing space wallpaper, acquired on March 4, 2012 by Envisat’s MERIS instrument.
Volcanoes cast shadows as one releases plume of steam and ash.
Covering part of the Eastern Mediterranean in this cool space wallpaper is this Envisat image, which is dominated by the island of Cyprus. The capital and largest city, Nicosia, is located near the centre of the image.
The superstorm’s residual clouds hung over the Northeast and Canada on Friday.
The private cargo capsule landed in the Pacific Ocean after a resupply mission to the International Space Station on October 28th, 2012.
The cargo capsule is on its way back to Earth as it departed the International Space Station on October 28th, 2012.
Storms can exist on any planet with an atmosphere, even the sun.
The rocky, metallic worlds of the inner solar system look quite different from those of the outer solar system, one theory supposes they formed in much the same way. However, a competing theory suggests they may have formed from different components.
See photos of the giant "Frankenstorm" Hurricane Sandy that threatens the U.S. East Coast in late October 2012.
Satellite photos show massive crack widens in Pine Island Glacier.