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Earth's Atmosphere

The layers of gas that are gravitationally bound above the surface of our planet.



Earth February 10, 2016

Featured Images

Earthrise above the Moon, Apollo 8, December 24, 1968

Pale Blue Marble April 22, 2020

Lighting seen from the International Space Station

Colorful Lightning June 29, 2019

Moonrise July 5, 2018

Noctilucent clouds over the north pole

Glowing Skies July 29, 2017

Earth's atmosphere distorts the Moon as seen from the International Space Statio

Squashed Moon January 17, 2012

Earth and Moon from International Space Station

Blue Moon? March 21, 2011

Sky view from space shuttle Discovery, February 2011

Nice View March 2, 2011

Radio Programs

Twinkling Twinkle, twinkle, little star December 23, 2017

Quiet Sun Cosmic bombardment in tree rings April 5, 2017

Space Heading into space — wherever it may be January 5, 2017

Twinkling Twinkle, twinkle, every star October 30, 2016