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The Most Breathtaking Pictures of Earth from Space


If ever you want a surefire way to calm your nerves on those days when life's problems seem all-encompassing, wait until nighttime rolls around and head outside for a nice peek up at the stars. When's the last time you were disappointed by looking at the sky? Or by looking at pictures of the earth from space, even?


(Image: Composite view of Solar Eclipse as seen from Space.)

We may never know all there is to know about space, about we can definitely admire, learn, and be inspired by checking out the view of earth from space.

Sometimes in the process of juggling things like work, school, family, and friends, it’s easy to forget how big the universe is and how small life’s struggles really are in the grand scheme of things. That’s why we’ve put together this collection of stunning pictures of Earth from space, taken by NASA satellites and astronauts alike. Here you’ll see Earth through the eyes of the stars as you check out aerial views of our planet from space.

You’ll see everything from what our little rock looks like when it’s all lit up at night to what an eclipse looks like from the Moon’s point of view. We’ll also show you some stunning photos of natural wonders like the Aurora Borealis as they appear from above and even a few natural disasters that NASA was able to catch on film as they unfolded below.

Come on in and enjoy being part of a moment in history when it’s not only possible for humans to explore space, but to bring back pictures for those of us who aren’t quite ready to hop on the rocket.

Now you and your fear of heights can see the beauty of the Earth in a whole new light without the trauma of so much as a trip to space camp. Look at these wonderful pictures and enjoy because they will make your day incredible. So without further ado, vote up the most amazing earth picture from space and let the Earth gazing begin!

Astronaut Ron Garan's Tweet of What a Shooting Star Looks like in Space


Satellite View of the Southern Lights near Australia and Antarctica


The British Isles Beneath the Aurora Borealis


The Southern Lights Glowing over the Indian Ocean


The 2015 Blue Marble, the First Full Image of Earth's Sunlit Side Since Apollo 17


The Eruption of Sarychev Volcano Near Japan as Captured from Space


Best View of the Milky Way Ever


The Lights of Europe Twinkling Back at the Stars


Earth as Seen from NASA's Curiosity Rover on Mars


The Moon's Shadow as Cast on the Earth During an Eclipse


Bowknot Bend in Utah's Green River Canyon


Sochi, Russia, as Seen from the International Space Station


Proof that Moon Rises Are Under Rated


Sunrise over the Pacific Ocean as Seen from the Stars


The USA as it Appears from the NASA-NOAA Satellite


The Islands of Dubai as Seen from Space


Montreal Canada at Night Time


Smoke Rising from NYC Right After the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11


The Reason Galešnjak, Croatia Is Called the "Island of Love"


McMurdo Valley, Antarctica


Aerial View of the Kamchatka Peninsula on the East Coast of Russia

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