By Khushi Pal
Published Jun 18, 2024

Hindustan Times
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Photo Credits: Instagram/nasaearth

In pics: Exploring Earth from space through NASA’s lens

NASA frequently shares breathtaking pics of Earth from space. Let's explore 10 stunning images of Earth's landscapes captured by NASA. 

Captured onboard the International Space Station (ISS), this stunning image features Australia's Eighty Mile Beach and its sandy coastline. 

This mesmerising image shows an eroded rock dome called the Richat Structure, located in Mauritania.

Check out this breathtaking view of the uninhabited Atlasov Island surrounded amidst a bed of clouds and the Sea of Okhotsak.

This beautiful image shows the Colorado River surrounded by the reddish-brown landscape in southeastern Utah.

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.

NASA astronauts captured the eruption of the Raikoake volcano on the Kuril Islands in June. 2019. 

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 satellite image shows the Sortebræ glacier in eastern Greenland amidst vast snow-capped mountains.