A new photo from Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield from aboard the International Space Station makes the Earth look like a planet from an alien solar system.
Stephen Hawking predicts that humans will die out if we don't escape Earth within the next millennium.
We've seen a few videos of Earth as seen from the International Space Station before, but I think this latest one is easily the most beautiful so far.
Even the latest picture from space showing a gloriously colorful Earth hasn't changed the view that we are largely covered in water. Well, this new depiction takes all of the Earth's water and gives it some scale as a 3D visualization in comparison with our planet. The result is pretty surprising.
With four million Flickr views under its belt, NASA's recent release of the most detailed composite image of Earth is proof that the space dream is still very much alive, despite the end to the Shuttle program. Here's 16 more images showcasing the evolution of Earth's "Blue Marble" composites over the last 50 years.
Back in November, we showed you the first pictures from NASA's new weather satellite, Suomi NPP. Its gigantic camera had a big day on January 4th, and captured a series of images that NASA has stitched into the biggest, most detailed, and most beautiful picture of our planet ever created.
You're looking at one single massive picture of the entire eastern chunk of North America plus a bunch of the Caribbean, courtesy NASA's newest climate monitoring satellite, NPP. Next time a hurricane heads directly towards your house, this orbital eyeball will probably be the first to know.
The United Nations picked today to be the day where the Earth officially holds seven billion human beings (give or take 56 million).
Google Earth has long been the go-to source for satellite views of Earth, but now they have serious competition from a source with what seems like an unfair advantage, NASA.
You may have seen the shots of Russia's Sarychev volcano eruption NASA posted earlier this week. Well, the folks over at the Boston Globe's Big Picture went through the archives of other photos taken from the ISS, and have dug...