Tagged: Earth

Earth’s Magnetosphere

Earth is surrounded by a giant magnetic bubble, called the magnetosphere. Over six years in space, five spacecraft from the THEMIS mission have helped map out this area and improve our ability to predict...

5 most amazing pictures of the Earth

 Van Gogh from Space Landsat 7, 7/13/2005 Here we present 5 pictures that got the most votes in NASA contest for the most artistic photo of the Earth taken by satellite. Yukon Delta Landsat 7, 9/22/2002 Meandering...

Manam Volcano, Papua New Guinea

  Photograph by NASA / Jesse Allen   Papua New Guinea’s Manam Volcano released a thin, faint plume on June 16, 2010, as clouds clustered at the volcano’s summit. The Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on...

The Earth

  Photograph by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Image by Reto Stockli   This spectacular “blue marble” image is the most detailed true-color image of the entire Earth to date. Using a collection of satellite-based...