By Khushi Pal
Published May 23, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/nasaearth

10 striking images of Earth from space shared by NASA

The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) frequently shares breathtaking pics of Earth from space. Here are 10 striking pics of Earth and its landscapes shared by NASA.

Taken from the International Space Station (ISS), this beautiful image shows the Colorado River surrounded by the reddish-brown landscape in southeastern Utah.

NASA shared this night's view of Earth, featuring glowing cities captured aboard the ISS.

This breathtaking image shows a sea of clouds hovering over the Atlantic Ocean. 

This image was captured from the ISS and features the volcanic pit Trou au Natron in northern Chad, resembling a face. 

This striking image captured from the ISS shows a stunning display of the aurora borealis or northern lights.

This satellite image captured by Landsat 8 in April 2023 shows the heart-shaped Spirit Lake in south-central Washington.

This mesmerising pic was captured aboard Apollo 8. It shows a glimpse of Earth from beyond the lunar surface as the first crewed spacecraft circumnavigated the moon. 

This captivating image of the Earth, featuring the Southern Hemisphere, was captured in 1972 by the crew of Apollo 17. 

Captured by Landsat-8 in May 2022, this captivating image shows Mount Bagana, one of the South Pacific's youngest and most active volcanoes.

This gorgeous image of Mount Vesuvius, captured by the Landsat 8 satellite, shows the volcano surrounded by a bed of clouds.