Category: earth

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

Space shuttle concept art from NASA, 1976.

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped…

TODAY IN HISTORY: A sequence of photos snapped during trans-lunar injection as Apollo 10 headed toward the Moon, May 18, 1969. (NASA)

Earth and space shuttle, illustrated by Pamela…

Earth and space shuttle, illustrated by Pamela Lee.

January 25, 2012 – The Aurora Borealis (northe…

January 25, 2012 – The Aurora Borealis (northern lights) photographed from the International Space Station as the orbital outpost flew over North America.

(NASA)

The Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) seen fr…

The Aurora Australis (Southern Lights) seen from the Space Shuttle Discovery in May 1991. It reminds me how we’ve been spoiled silly by all the spectacular hi-rez aurora shots captured from the International Space Station in recent years.

(NASA)

Australia, photographed by Scott Kelly aboard …

Australia, photographed by Scott Kelly aboard the ISS, October 2015.

(NASA)

Australia, photographed by Scott Kelly aboard …

Australia, photographed by Scott Kelly aboard the ISS, October 2015.

(NASA)

A splendid view of Earth and a young Internati…

A splendid view of Earth and a young International Space Station, as seen from the departing Shuttle Atlantis on April 17, 2002. (NASA)

April 16, 1972 – Our lovely Earth, photographe…

April 16, 1972 – Our lovely Earth, photographed from the Apollo 16 spacecraft as it journeyed toward the Moon. (NASA)

Scenes from Apollo 16 mission to the Moon, Apr…

Scenes from Apollo 16 mission to the Moon, April 1971: Pre-landing pics of earthrise, with the command module visible just above the lunar horizon to the left of Earth.