10 pictures from space that'll change your perspective of Earth

A view from above. Image: NASA

Joe Myers

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This view of the rising Earth greeted the Apollo 8 astronauts as they came from behind the moon after the lunar orbit insertion burn. Image: NASA
20 February, 2021. Image: NASA
3 March 2021. Image: NASA
The wide-angle shot shows the Nile Delta in Africa and the Sinai Peninsula and the Levant in southwest Asia. Image: NASA
The Himalayas on 5 December, 2017. Image: NASA
'Night lights' have been a useful research tool for more than a quarter of a century. Image: NASA
Dust clouds enveloped Beijing during March 2021. Image: NASA
And the cloud from ground level. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Peter
A view over Australia. Image: NASA
These false-colour images show the extent of flooding in Mozambique. Image: NASA
The phytoplanktons' chalky outer shells are responsible for the milky blue colour. Image: NASA
The rivers have been coloured as they would approximately appear to our eye. Image: NASA
Snow cover on Mount Fuji, 29 December 2013. Image: NASA
Snow cover on Mount Fuji, 1 January 2021. Image: NASA

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