Category: planet

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 …

Planet Earth, photographed from the Apollo 11 spacecraft, July 16, 1969.

(NASA)

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views …

July 16, 1969 – A sequence of long-lens views of planet Earth, shot from the Apollo 11 spacecraft on the first day of the historic mission to the Moon.

(NASA)

Earth and Moon, photographed as the Apollo 11 …

Earth and Moon, photographed as the Apollo 11 lunar module flew toward a rendezvous with the command module, July 1969.

Amazing Pluto, observed by the New Horizons pr…

Amazing Pluto, observed by the New Horizons probe on July 14, 2015.

Behold Pluto, observed by the New Horizons pro…

Behold Pluto, observed by the New Horizons probe on July 14, 2015.

ON THIS DAY: Astonishing Pluto, observed by th…

ON THIS DAY: Astonishing Pluto, observed by the New Horizons space probe on July 14, 2015. (NASA)

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 spac…

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on July 7, 1979. (via)

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Ca…

ON THIS DAY: Planet Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on June 27, 2016.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed by …

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe on June 24, 1979.

The apocalyptic surface of Venus, painted by L…

The apocalyptic surface of Venus, painted by Ludek Pesek (1919-1999)