A beautiful image published by NASA, taken by the unmanned Cassini-Huygens spacecraft, shows the Earth between the rings of Saturn. The image is taken on April 12, 2017. “Consider again that dot [Earth]. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being […]
The first new global map of Earth from space at night since 2012 has been released by the NASA scientists. The nighttime look of our planet is dubbed the “Black Marble”. But why? On December 7, 1972, the crew of Apollo 17 spacecraft en route to the Moon took a photo of Earth from the […]
On his most recent trip the International Space Station (Expedition 48),recently-retired NASA astronaut Jeff Williams has recorded a great HD video of Earth using an Ultra High Definition video camera. Here in the video titled “Jeff’s Earth” below, he shares some of those images and talks about the beauty of the planet, the variety of things […]
The first set of images from the GOES-16 satelliteNotes 1 have been released by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (N0AA). In the video published by Space.com, you can see the amazing images of the Earth and the Moon.
Recently, NASA published an amazing image of Earth (and Moon) taken on November 20, 2016, by the High-Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera(1) on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter(2). The image is so incredible that we can see even the continents and clouds of Earth.
Here are the top ten most beautiful Earth photos taken by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in 2016.
The Expedition 49* (the 49th expedition to the International Space Station) crew members (Anatoli Ivanishin, Kathleen Rubins and Takuya Onishi) has taken amazing photos of Earth from ISS. Four of them has been published on ISS Facebook page. They are really, really beautiful and awe-inspiring!
A year after returning its first image, NASA’s EPIC camera, a four megapixel CCD camera and telescope attached the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) shows us an entire year of Earth from almost one million miles away. The result is the amazing video below. With the voice of Jay Herman, EPIC lead scientist.
On November 6th, 2015, UP Aerospace Inc. launched the 20-foot (6-meters) tall SL-10 rocket (a small sounding rocket) into near-space. The mission was to deploy the Maraia Capsule testing the aerodynamics and stability of the payload on re-entry to the atmosphere. The rocket reached an altitude of 396,000 feet (120,700 meters) and speeds up to […]
The astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) occasionally take photos of Earth. Some of them are really cool. Here are the top ten most beautiful Earth images taken from the ISS in 2015 (well, IMHO, of course).