Astronauts take photographs of the Earth for many reasons: science, weather, politics, geography, or simply for their own interest. Satellites and space stations also take automatic photographs as they orbit.
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Earth As Art 2
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Images taken by orbitting satellites show geographical features in unexpected ways. Some can be downloaded as screensavers.
Earth at Night
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A photograph made from several views of the whole world, showing city lights and areas of greater population. From NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day series.
Earth From Space
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A collection of photographs taken from various spacecraft, as well as captions, and quotations from the astronauts.
The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A searchable collection of pictures taken from 1961 to the present, with captions and background information.
Observing the Earth
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Features the latest news on missions and satellites of the European Space Agency, with images and animations from previous journeys.
Views of the Earth
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Features realistic earth views rendered with POV-Ray using free satellite data.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A searchable collection of NASA photographs and animations, grouped according to location, land use and environmental issues.
Last update:June 16, 2016 at 4:05:03 UTC
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