Earth, Our Home Planet
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
NASA astronaut Joe Acaba in space was awestruck by dazzling weekend southern lights on July 14 and 15.
Our planet probably formed within our nascent solar system's "snow line," contrary to prevailing theory.
Take a tour of our solar system with us – from the sun to the furthest dwarf planets! Come on, it can't hurt!
The extra light brought relief from Antarctica's long winter darkness.
In this space wallpaper, the contrasting landscape of the western US states of California (left) and Nevada (right) are highlighted in this Envisat image, acquired on 9 February 2011.
Landsat satellite photos show the U.S. Army working to save an East Coast island.
As raging wildfires burn around the country, their smoke is lofted high into the atmosphere and carried as far away as the East Coast, according to one model.
The moon's pull is slowing down Earth's rotation.
The magnetic fields of the Sun and Earth merge several times a day, opening up a pathway for high energy particles to pass from the Sun. With the help NASAs Multisphere Mulitscale mission their exact locations may be derived.
The silhouettes of Earth's tectonic boundaries stand out in bright color.
Space station astronauts captured staggering video of the huge Colorado wildfires.
See satellite views of the intense wildfires in Colorado and other U.S. western states in June 2012.