From a Million Miles Away, NASA Camera Shows the Far Side of the Moon Crossing Face of Earth. The Deep Space Climate Observatory is parked in a "gravity pocket;" balanced neatly between the Sun and the Earth.
NASA captures images of illuminated moon passing Earth
The far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun as it crosses between the DSCOVR spacecraft’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) camera and telescope, and the Earth, one million miles away, in a NASA image taken on July
US Satellite Set for Launch to Monitor Space Weather; Maintenance is performed by workers on the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket at launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Cape Canaveral, Florida, Feb.
An EPIC New View of Earth-- After journey of about million kilometers million miles) to the Lagrange Point, the satellite DSCOVR and its Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) has returned its first view of the entire sunlit side of Earth.
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【8月6日 AFP】米航空宇宙局（NASA）と米海洋大気局（NOAA）は5日、地球から約160万キロ離れた位置にある宇宙気象観測衛星「Deep Space Climate Observatory、DSCOVR」によって捉えられた、太陽の光に照らされる月の裏側の画像を公開した。
coolthingoftheday: “ The moon passed between NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory and the Earth, allowing the satellite to capture this rare image of the moon’s far side in full sunlight. As the moon is tidally locked to the Earth and doesn’t.