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Happy Earth Day 2016!
published during a full moon.
04/22/2016
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Electric Blue. Credit: NASA

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Separate images of the Earth and Moon taken by the Galileo spacecraft in 1992 were combined to generate this view. Credit: NASA/JPL

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Earthrise, taken by Apollo 10. Credit: NASA

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The Americas, as captured on Oct. 15, 2015 by NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the NASA/NOAA Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR).
Credits: NASA/Goddard

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The Earth photographed by the Apollo 8 astronauts. Credit: NASA

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Our Moon setting over the Earth, taken from the Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS-70 mission. Credit: NASA

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The world’s first view of Earth, transmitted by the US Lunar Orbiter I. Credit: NASA

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Geologist-Astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Lunar Module pilot, is photographed next to the American Flag during extravehicular activity of NASA’s final lunar landing mission in the Apollo series. Credit: NASA

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Sunlight shimmering over a cloud-covered Earth, taken by STS-29 crewmembers onboard Discovery, Orbiter Vehicle (OV) 103. Credit: NASA

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Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo of the polar vortex taken from the ISS to Twitter on February 14, 2016. Credit: NASA

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Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo to Twitter on June 27, 2015 with the caption, “Day 92. #Aurora is back in town. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace.” Credit: NASA

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View of the Remote Manipulator System (RMS) end effector over an Earth limb with a solar starburst pattern behind it. Credit: NASA

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Scott Kelly’s gorgeous photo of Southeast Asia from space. Credit: NASA