Earth from Space

Earth and its Moon as viewed from Galileo spacecraft, 1992 (NASA)

Beginning with the Crescent Earth image from the Rosetta spacecraft we featured a few days ago, Scientific American offers an interesting slideshow of ten images depicting Earth from Space, including the 1966 Lunar Orbiter image of a crescent earth rising over the lunar surface, the Cassini spacecraft view of earth far beyond the rings of Saturn, the intriguing backward view from Galileo depicted above, and several others.

Published in: on November 27, 2009 at 3:08 pm  Leave a Comment  

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