April 22, 2017

Blue Marble - Image of the Earth from Apollo 17

Blue Marble - Image of the Earth from Apollo 17: View of the Earth as seen by the Apollo 17 crew -- astronaut Eugene A. Cernan, commander; astronaut Ronald E. Evans, command module pilot; and scientist-astronaut Harrison H. Schmitt, lunar module pilot -- traveling toward the moon. This translunar coast photograph extends from the Mediterranean Sea area to the Antarctica South polar ice cap.

April 20, 2017

Live: Earth from Space

Live: Earth from Space: 21 April 2017 – 10:00 CEST - Earth from Space

Earth from Space is presented by Kelsea Brennan-Wessels from the ESA Web-TV virtual studios. Join us every Friday at 10:00 CEST for an 800 km-high tour of our planet.

Space Station

Space Station

April 13, 2017

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries in News Conference on Oceans Beyond Earth

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries in News Conference on Oceans Beyond Earth: NASA will discuss new results about ocean worlds in our solar system from the agency’s Cassini spacecraft and the Hubble Space Telescope during a news briefing 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 13.

April 12, 2017

New Night Lights Maps Open Up Possible Real-Time Applications

New Night Lights Maps Open Up Possible Real-Time Applications: New global maps of Earth at night provide the clearest-ever composite view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet. The NASA team is also now automating nighttime imagery processing to make the data available within hours of acquisition — potentially aiding short-term weather forecasting and disaster response efforts.

Lights of Human Activity Shine in NASA's Image of Earth at Night