Earth from Space
Nasa and satellite views from space.
This NASA image released December 18, 2015, shows what NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently captured in a view of Earth from the spacecraft's vantage point in orbit around the moon. In this composite image we see Earth appear to rise over the lunar horizon from the viewpoint of the spacecraft, with the center of the Earth just off the coast of Liberia. The large tan area in the upper right is the Sahara Desert and just beyond is Saudi Arabia. The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of...