Monday, April 25, 2011

Awesomest Image(s) du Jour LXXXV

Talking Points Memo has a fabulous gallery of some images NASA issued to commemorate last Friday's Earth Day.  Very cool stuff.  Here are two of my favorites:

Doesn't that layer of what we call atmosphere look frighteningly thin!?

This was taken by Galileo some 3.9 million miles out.  Space is dark, no?

See the rest here.

[Source: NASA via TPM.]