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Photo No. AC17-148-22730
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Photo No. AC17-148-22730
Eastern hemisphere of Earth from space. In this photo, cape horn
Africa is plainly visible. At the bottom, the southern polar cap
gleams white.

Photo No. AC75-0027
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Photo No. AC75-0027
Western hemisphere of Earth from space.

Photo No. AC92-0227
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Photo No. AC92-0227
This computer-generated illustration of Earth is part of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center's program of Earth-science research. This view, generated from orbiting and ground-based instruments, shows a computer-generated topographic image of the continents with the vegetation of Earth superimposed over it.

Photo No. AS11-36-5345
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Photo No. AS11-36-5345
Weather modeling is one area of research for scientists working with the numerical aerodynamic simulator (NAS). In this photo the Earth's surface is predominantly water, as seen in this view of the Pacific Ocean. It is late afternoon in western North America (upper right), and near midday the following day in Australia (lower left). At the top, the north polar cap gleams white.

Photo No. AS-7-7-1877
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Photo No. AS-7-7-1877
Apollo 7 Earth-Sky view-- This remarkable photographe of Hurricane Gladys about 150 miles southwest of Tampa, Florida, was taken from the Apollo 7 spacecraft at an altitude of 97 nautical miles. This picture was made during the spacecraft's 91st revolution of the earth, at a ground elapsed time of 144 hours and 27 minutes. This view is looking toward southwest with the Island of Cuba in the background. Hurricane Gladys winds were at a speed of 80 knots when this photograph was taken.

Photo No. AS11-44-6559
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Photo No. AS11-44-6559
Earthrise taken from the moon.

 

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