Views of Home – Images of Earth from Saturn and Mercury

By Akemi Iwaya on July 23rd, 2013

Do you love gazing at images taken by various research craft traveling through our solar system? Then you will definitely enjoy this photographic treat from NASA showing our home planet from Saturn and Mercury!

Image courtesy of NASA.

NASA has put together a wonderful mini slideshow with five fantastic images of Earth shown from both locations, so hurry on over to indulge in the photographic goodness.

Special Note: If you click on the Full image and caption text shown for each image in the slideshow, then you can access a downloadable wallpaper in a variety of screen resolution sizes! Look for the View Wallpaper text beneath each of the individual images and click on it.

NASA Releases Images of Earth by Distant Spacecraft Slideshow [NASA]

NASA Releases Images of Earth Taken by Distant Spacecraft [NASA]

Wave at Saturn — Introduction [Cassini Solstice Mission]

Looking Back at Us [MESSENGER – MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging]

[via CNET News and The Verge]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 07/23/13
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