Space Shot of the Day: Footage of the Moon Orbiting Earth from Passing Spacecraft

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On a mission to Jupiter with an arrival scheduled for July 4, 2016, NASA's Juno spacecraft captured this footage of the Moon orbiting Earth from a distance of about 600,000 miles. As it passed our planet, the spacecraft accelerated to more than 8,800 MPH in order to reach its final destination.

Crazy Nature of the Day: Lowest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth in Antarctica

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Crazy Nature of the Day: Lowest Temperature Ever Recorded on Earth in Antarctica
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A recent rehashing NASA satellite data revealed that Earth set a new record for the lowest recorded temperature at -135.8 degrees back in August 2010. To be clear, that's the coldest temp ever recorded on our planet. Ice scientist Ted Scambos at the National Snow and Ice Data Center said that's lower than anywhere in Alaska.

Time Lapse of the Day: 28 Years of the Earth from Space

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Over 28 years of melting glaciers, depleted forests and expanding cities are shown in this Google time lapse project.

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The latest images from NASA's GOES-13 satellite shed a new light on Hurricane Sandy's northbound journey across North America (shown at top center).



Space Shot of the Day is a feature series following the latest developments in planetary science, astrophotography, space exploration, future plans for colonization and all things related to outer space.