Goodnight, Earth

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April 27 2011 9:30 AM

Goodnight, Earth

If we didn't go into space, we'd never see such beauty as this:

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Sunset over Bolivia, as seen by astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Click it to get the glorious full size version.

And you know, this isn't the reason to go into space, but it's not a bad one. Not a bad one at all.


Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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