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Dangers of Low-Earth Orbit
Artwork showing two of the potential dangers of low-Earth orbit. Since the late 1950s, the amount of junk in orbit around the Earth has escalated dramatically. The debris includes pieces of old spacecraft and objects accidentally dropped by astronaut...
Keywords: ... limb, low-Earth orbit, mission, planet, planet Earth, press release, probe, sola ...

Earth Magnetic Field - V4
Conceptual image showing the magnetic field that surrounds and penetrates the planet Earth. Magnetic field lines emerge from the south magnetic pole, bend overhead and converge at the north magnetic pole, which is offset from the geographic north pol...
Keywords: ... field lines, magnet, magnetic, planet, planet Earth, poles, terrestrial, the Ea ...

Space Warfare
Artwork depicting space warfare. A missile, launched from a ground station, is seen approaching a satellite in orbit above the Earth....
Keywords: ... om space, limb, missile, orbit, planet, planet Earth, Solar System, space warfar ...

Magnetosphere - V6
Earth's magnetosphere. Computer artwork showing the interaction of the solar wind with Earth's magnetic field (not to scale). The solar wind is made up of charged particles emitted by the Sun (right). The Earth's magnetic field deflects these particl...
Keywords: ... se, magnetosphere, magnetotail, planet, planet Earth, polar cusp, protect, radia ...

Solar System - V10
Artwork of the Solar System, showing the paths of the eight major planets as they orbit the Sun, as well as Pluto and Eris, which are dwarf planets. The four inner planets are, from inner to outer, Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars. The four outer plane...
Keywords: ... tune, orbit, orrery, planet, planetary, planet Earth, planets, Saturn, Solar Sys ...

Moon Formation - V3
Artwork of the young Earth-Moon system. The Earth had recently formed when it was struck by a protoplanet – called Theia – roughly three times the size of Mars. Debris from the impact went into orbit, while the cores of the two planets merged. Wi...
Keywords: ... hase, earth, formation, impact, planet, planet Earth, Theia, The Moon ...

Neighbours - V11
The Earth-Moon system, seen from a vantage point beyond the Moon. This side of the Moon is never seen from the Earth, because of synchronous rotation. This means that the Moon rotates on its axis once a month, exactly the same as its period of revolu...
Keywords: ... ide, gibbous phase, limb, lunar, orbit, planet Earth, RedBubble, satellite, sola ...

Neighbours - V12
An impression of the Earth and Moon as seen in space. Cities are seen glowing on the night side....
Keywords: ... nt phase, Earth, farside, lunar, orbit, planet Earth, satellite, solar system, T ...

Sunrise Over Earth - V3
An impression of the Sun rising over the Earth, as seen from space. On the dark side of the Earth, cities can be seen illuminating the night....
Keywords: ... e, landmasses, lens flare, limb, orbit, planet Earth, sky, Solar System, sunrise ...

Scale of the Universe - V2
Scale of the Universe. Illustration depicting the scale of the Universe. From upper left are the smallest objects: the fundamental particles, atoms, molecules such as DNA, and bacteria. The scale expands further: from a human to the Earth itself to t...
Keywords: ... , limb, man, nebula, particle, physics, planet Earth, scale, size, spiral, star, ...

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