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.

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