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Image: A sky view of Earth from Suomi NPP

This composite image of southern Africa and the surrounding oceans was captured by six orbits of the NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership spacecraft on April 9, 2015, by the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer ...

dateApr 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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The origin of the Moon and its composition

The Moon is thought to have formed from the debris of a small planet that collided with the Earth. Since the composition of other planets in the solar system differs from that of the Earth, it was expected that the Moon's ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Space Exploration
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