NASA celebrates Earth Day today (April 22) by sharing some truly incredible photos of Earth from satellites, planes and space missions.
Space.com has 10 of our most popular NASA Earth Day views and NASA selected them here. For even more amazing NASA photos of Earth, here's the entire collection of Earth's photos that belong to Earth Day.
You can also share your own photos of Earth with NASA to present in NASA videos and social media posts.
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Icy Mountains in Antarctica
While NASA is best known for its space missions, the agency devotes its time and resources to studying the Earth. Operation IceBridge monitors polar ice flying research aircraft across the Arctic and Antarctic. This image was taken on November 27, 201
3 from the NASA P-3 Airborne Laboratory when the aircraft flew on Mount Feather, part of the Transantarctic Mountains that run from east to west across the Antarctic.
"Anvil" cloud over Africa
Towering above a layer of fluffy, popcorn-like clouds over Africa a big cumulonimbus cloud, which looks like a huge water vapor shelf. This image was taken by a crew member of Expedition 16 of the International Space Station. Due to their shape, this type of cloud formation is often referred to as the "anvil cloud".
Chunky sea ice
An aerial photo taken during NASA's IceBridge operation on November 5, 2014 , shows the distribution of ice in the Bellingshauser Meer, which is located on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula. "The ice block on the right side of the image is older and thicker and was once attached to the Antarctic ice sheet," NASA officials said in a statement. "At the time of taking this picture, however, the ice had broken off to an iceberg."