Earth, Our Home Planet
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
Some areas could get 2 feet of rain before Debby's gone.
Astronaut Andre Kuipers took this image of solar panels glinting in space in this amazing space wallpaper.
Sunspot AR 1504 unleashed an M Class flare on June 14th, 2012. The solar storm reached Earth, unraveling auroras in the magnetosphere on June 16th.
NASA's Suomi NPP satellite detected smoke from man-made agricultural fires around the border of China and Russia migrating across the Pacific. The satellite was launched in Fall 2011 on a climate change data recording mission.
The hole in the clouds was created by a high pressure area.
Modern scientists are studying the transit around the world like their 18th century predecessors did.
Contest offers a view of the Earth nobody else has.
A 42 foot space rock (asteroid 2012 JU) flew about 118,000 miles away from the Earth on May 13, 2012 (about half the distance from Earth to the Moon - 238,855 mi.). This time-lapsed and looped video shows the asteroid's orbit as it passes Earth.
The satellite has snapped stunning views of Earth from space.
The image shows the 70-million-year-old Ouarkziz Crater in Algeria.
Dutch astronaut Andre Kuipers snapped amazing photos of the May 5 "supermoon" from the International Space Station.
See incredible images of Earth taken by Dutch astronaut André Kuipers from the International Space Station.
Starting from the surface of the morning star and ending with a view from above Earth. The transit will become reality for human eyes on June 5, 2012 for the last time until 2117.
From 2000 to 2010, NASA’s Terra satellite measured a 1% drop in cloud height. This could be a naturally occurring defense against global warming. But the study’s period is too short to know for sure. Brit Trogen explains what's next.
India's radar surveillance satellite Risat 1 is designed to meet national security needs.
Ireland and the UK glow beneath the sunrise and the Aurora Borealis in this space wallpaper from the International Space Station.
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