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NASA - Blue Marble 2012 - Arctic View

Blue Marble 2012 - Arctic View

NASA - Blue Marble 2012 - Arctic View - Fifteen orbits of the recently launched Suomi NPP satellite provided the VIIRS instrument enough time (and longitude) to gather the pixels for this synthesized view of Earth showing the Arctic, Europe, and Asia.

City Lights of the Americas - This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012. The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.

This image of North and South America at night is a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October The new data was mapped over existing Blue Marble imagery of Earth to provide a realistic view of the planet.

View from the International Space Station inhabited in low-earth orbit. Taken from the ISS Cupola, the largest window ever aboard a spacecraft, allowing us to see fly overs of oceans, continents, lakes, rivers and other wonders of the earth, including the " Northern Lights", Aurora Borealis. fortytwotimes.com

From space, the aurora is a crown of light that circles each of Earth’s poles. The IMAGE satellite captured this view of the aurora australis (southern lights) on September 2005

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off for the final mission of the program in 2011

D.C. at a standstill as thousands gather to watch Space Shuttle Discovery as it performs flyover on the back of jumbo jet before retirement at Smithsonian

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off for the final mission of the program in…

It's called "The Eye of God"...of course, space travel is out of the question...but it's mysterious and peaceful all at once...Jesus! Quit staring at me!

It's called "The Eye of God".of course, space travel is out of the question.but it's mysterious and peaceful all at once. it's not the eye of god, it's a marvellous thing

The Original Blue Marble--the iconic image of a fully illuminated Earth was taken by astronauts with the sun behind them. The earth appeared like a glass marble, thus the name.

40 of the best NASA images

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stars nebula Aurora Borealis- the real deal. It's amazing just how beautiful this is! a nebula near cepheus The Rosette Nebula CLICK.

View of the 'Milky Way' in the direction of the constellation of Sagittarius - we're 2/3 of the way out  on the spiral arm & so are seeing into the star density of the Galactic Center.

View of the 'Milky Way' in the direction of the constellation of Sagittarius - we're of the way out on the spiral arm so are seeing into the star density of the Galactic Center. Grants Pass,OR.

The beautiful Tulip Nebula is one of the most vibrant rainbow nebulas in our sky.

Imagen del satélite Encélado tomada por la nave Cassini. / NASA/ESA (Moon of Saturn)

El sur de Encélado emite tanto calor como 20 centrales eléctricas

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been studying Saturn and its moons since it entered orbit in This image, taken on Oct. is a stunning mosaic of the geologically active Enceladus after a Cassini flyby Photo By NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute

The Hubble Telescope recently celebrated its 26th birthday, and in those years it has given us an incredible look at the vast world we live in. Case in point: a rare peek at a dying star.

Rare GIF of a Dying Star Will Make You Rethink Your Existence

pictures-of-space: “ Light Echo “Light Echo” Illuminates Dust Around Supergiant Star Monocerotis Mon) Credit: NASA and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) ”