A Russian Soyuz capsule carrying two astronauts after a half-year aboard the International Space Station landed in a remote area outside the town of Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, Friday, June 2, 2017. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky and French astronaut Thomas Pesquet were on the ISS crew.
The day in photos around the world.
May 26 Photo Brief: Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, oldest person to climb Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit”
President Obama visits tornado victims in Oklahoma, Japanese mountain climber becomes oldest person to conquer Mount Everest, fans re-enact “The Hobbit” in the Czech Republic and more in today’s daily brief.
In the early days of space flight, the pictures harvested by the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) were blurry gray images that resembled a bad weather map. With the advent of new technology and better platforms to photograph from, such as the space shuttle and International Space Station, NASA is able to provide us with an amazing viewpoint of Earth.
In honor of Earth Day, view memorizing photos of the blue planet from space.