50 Year Anniversary of the First Image of the Earth from the Moon

The Earth from the Moon. Credit: NASA Fifty years ago, on August 23, 1966, NASA captured the first images of Earth from the moon. According to a story on Mashable.com, Lunar Orbiter 1 snapped the above photograph during a mission to locate potential landing spots for...

Moon ‘Photobombs’ Earth in New NASA Video

Credit: NASA A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite snapped a view of the moon as it moved in front of Earth recently. The images were captured by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC), a four-megapixel CCD camera and...
Ultra High Definition Video of Earth

Ultra High Definition Video of Earth

The Earth  Below is a beautiful video of Earth provided by NASA. According to NASA’s website, scientists monitor Earth’s vital signs from all angles with a multitude of satellites as well as airborne and ground-based observation campaigns. The...
Ultra High Definition Video of Earth

Happy Earth Day!

  The Earth.  As we celebrate a day dedicated to our home planet, we are reminded of the role space exploration plays in science and innovation on Earth. Through satellites and images from space, we learn vital information about Earth’s climate and...

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth

Image Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky NASA astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Houston, Texas on March 3rd after one year in space. The Expedition 46 Commander along with Flight Engineers Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos landed in their Soyuz TMA-18M capsule in...