Space Shot of the Day: Animation of Six Decades of a Warming Earth

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This newly released video has developed quite the controversy. The NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies has created this short clip that visualizes the warming of Earth over the past 60 years. Supporters of the Global Warming theory feel that the video is solid proof of a dangerous trend while skeptics argue that 60 years is too short of a time period to fully understand climate change.

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.

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.