Earth Day staff picks–top 10 photos of the world

To celebrate Earth Day, we asked staff at the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC) and the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS) to share their favorite images of Earth as seen from space and terrestrially. Selections range from the most historic images captured in the late 1960s, to the most recent snapshot from this week. Here are our top choices:

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Slideshow | 10 slides Earth Day Top 10 Staff Picks

by Eric Verbeten