This is Our Planet From a Million Miles Away

This picture of our home planet truly is EPIC – literally! It was acquired with NASA’s Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (aka EPIC; see what they did there) on board NOAA’s DSCOVR spacecraft, positioned nearly a million miles (1.5 million km) away at L1. L1 is one of five Lagrange points that exist in space where the gravitational pull […]